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Medical & Assistive Companies
Aethon
Aethon is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Mobile robotics. It is located at 100 Business Center Drive, Pittsburgh in the United States.
Aethon Inc. provides robotic hospital delivery and asset management solutions to hospitals in the United States. Its products include an automated robotic delivery system that transports scheduled and on-demand deliveries of material, medications, and meals between all ancillary, support, and patient care units; an asset tracking application that leverages interference-free radio frequency identification technology to locate tagged missing equipment throughout the hospital; and a pharmacy chain of custody solution for medications. More about Aethon.
Ekso Bionics
Ekso Bionics is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at 1414 Harbour Way, Richmond CA in the United States.
Ekso Bionics, originally Berkeley Bionics, was founded in Berkeley, California in 2005. The company is a pioneer in the field of robotic exoskeletons to improve human mobility. Since its inception, Ekso Bionics has forged partnerships with world-class institutions like UC Berkeley, received research grants from the Department of Defense and licensed technology to the Lockheed Martin Corporation. More about Ekso Bionics.
Honda Robotics
Honda Robotics is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Software & Humanoid robotics. It is located at 1-1, 2-Chome, Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo in Japan.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and distribution of motorcycles, automobiles, and power products primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. Its motorcycle line consists of business and commuter models, as well as sports models, including trial and moto-cross racing; all—terrain vehicles; personal watercrafts; and multi utility vehicles. More about Honda Robotics.
InTouch Health
InTouch Health is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Mobile robotics. It is located at 6330 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara CA in the United States.
InTouch Technologies, Inc., doing business as InTouch Health, develops, manufactures, and markets remote presence technology solutions. The company's products include the RP-VITA, RP-7 and RP-7i robots that are remote presence systems. More about InTouch Health.
Intuitive Surgical
Intuitive Surgical is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at 1266 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale CA in the United States.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems for various surgical procedures, including urologic, gynecologic, cardiothoracic, general, and head and neck surgeries. Its da Vinci surgical system consists of a surgeon’s console or consoles, a patient-side cart, a 3-D vision system, and proprietary ‘wristed’ instruments. More about Intuitive Surgical.
Kinova Robotics
Kinova Robotics is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Manipulator robotics. It is located at 355 Peel St., Montreal Quebec in Canada.
Kinova is a Canadian company engaged into the design and manufacture of innovative solutions in the field of personal robotics. The team of experts at Kinova is dedicated to offer practical robotic platforms solving real and concrete problematic of daily life, especially in rehabilitation. More about Kinova Robotics.
MAKO Surgical (Stryker)
MAKO Surgical (Stryker) is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at 2555 Davie Road, Ft. Lauderdale FL in the United States.
MAKO Surgical Corp., a medical device company, markets its advanced robotic arm solution and orthopedic implants for orthopedic procedures in the United States and internationally. It offers MAKOplasty, a restorative surgical solution that enables orthopedic surgeons to treat patient specific osteoarthritic disease. More about MAKO Surgical (Stryker).
Panasonic
Panasonic is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Industrial & Mobile robotics. It is located at 1006, Oaza Kadoma, Kadoma-shi, Osaka in Japan.
Panasonic Corporation, formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (changed its name to Panasonic Corporation in October 2008), develops, manufactures, and sells electronic products worldwide. More about Panasonic.
Swisslog
Swisslog is a Public company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Manipulator & Mobile robotics. It is located at Swisslog Holding AG, CH-5033 Buchs in Switzerland.
Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. More about Swisslog.
Touch Bionics
Touch Bionics is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive robotics. It is located at Unit 3 Ashwood Court, Livingston EH53 0TH in United Kingdom.
Touch Bionics Limited develops and markets upper-limb prosthetics for the treatment of patients with upper-limb deficiencies. More about Touch Bionics.
VGo Communications
VGo Communications is a Private company with a focus on Medical & Assistive & Mobile robotics. It is located at 100 Innovative Way, Nashua NH in the United States.
VGo Communications, Inc. develops and markets robotic telepresence solutions for healthcare, education and the workplace. More about VGo Communications.
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