We also discuss on the podcast the future of Fetch Robotics after the Zebra acquisition, Aurora taking its self-driving tech public via SPAC, the shutdown of Abundant Robotics and more.
UVD Robots said the European Commission chose it to deploy disinfection robots across the continent to fight the spread of COVID-19 and reduce hospital-acquired infections.
PTR Robots, a unit of “venture factory” Blue Ocean Robotics, said its mobile system can reduce strain on caregivers and aid with both lifting and rehabilitating patients.
UVD Robots said the third generation of its autonomous UV-C robot can tell users how well it has disinfected. It also has a smaller footprint to operate in more locations.
In August 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation for manufacturing and supply chains, and healthcare robotics continued to receive funding.
Blue Ocean Robotics, whose venture factory develops service robots based on common technologies and then spins off units for commercialization, has raised close to $20 million and acquired the Beam telepresence robot.
Robotics and automation can help manufacturers, healthcare workers, and consumers get through the novel coronavirus situation, says German association VDMA.
Blue Ocean Robotics’ UVD unit has been providing mobile disinfection robots both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with its CEO about the global response and post-virus aftermath.
The founder and CEO of Blue Ocean Robotics, which spun out UVD Robots, explains how his organization is responding to global demand and counterfeits.
UVD Robots has been offering disinfection robots for more than a year, but interest has spiked with the coronavirus outbreak.
Blue Ocean Robotics has raised funding to expand development and deployment of its service robots for a variety of applications, but a lawsuit could hold up its purchase of the Beam telepresence robot.
Blue Ocean Robotics has continued its evolution to being an international provider of service robots with its purchase of the Beam telepresence robot from Suitable Technologies.