By Tim Bredrup
iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, recently announced a $6 million investment and expanded partnership with InTouch Health, a leading remote presence telemedicine solution provider. The $6 million investment represents a minority position in the company.
Under the expanded agreement, InTouch Health will provide access to FDA regulated healthcare facilities, providing iRobot with an initial foray into hospitals, emergency care facilities, patient wards and operating and procedure rooms. Working closely together, iRobot and InTouch will collaborate on a wide variety of technologies across each company’s patent portfolio and leverage combined expertise in remote presence telemedicine solutions.