Robot allows patients to access distant specialists

04/23/2013 | CIO.com

An iPad-controlled robot bridges the gap between distant specialists and their patients. The RP-VITA from iRobot and InTouch Health received U.S. approval to be used in patient settings in January. An LCD screen allows face-to-face interactions, and the robot can roam hospital corridors on its own or be guided as necessary, in either case using sensory inputs to avoid collisions.

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