roboMate Ltd uses an Italian technology, developed specifically for healthcare needs.
The roboMate platform together with the Robots of Softbank Robotics makes it possible to monitor patients hospitalized and affected by Covid-19, significantly limiting the risks for medical and healthcare personnel, and reducing costs in protection material.
roboMate and Pepper robot supports and replaces healthcare personnel in assisting patients with Covid-19, one robot for two to three patients in remote telepresence.
The robots compatible with the software platform are NAO and Pepper developed by Softbank Robotics Europe, in particular in the use case indicated, Pepper is used, a robot equipped with Wi.Fi connectivity, Tablet integrated on the chest, microphones, speakers and cameras, which is remotely controllable by an operator who is in a safe and remote control station, thus creating a real "telepresence".
In this way, thanks to the use of an iPad and the roboMate app installed, the doctor from another place will be able to guide the robot through the corridors to the patient's bed.