Originally published on Accesswire
CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2022 / Ava Robotics, a leader in designing and developing intelligent robots for workplace applications to improve human productivity, safety and quality of life, was mentioned as a Tech Innovator in the 2022 Gartner Emerging Technologies: Tech Innovators in Smart Robotics report.
Ava Robotics concepts, develops, builds and sells intelligent robots that work with and for people in workplace environments. Workplace robots-from cleaning to security monitoring to retail kiosk to facilities management to collaboration-are moving toward an inflection point in market creation, acceptance and demand. Robots offer an avenue to place people in better control of workplace agility and preferences, which support broader business goals including:
Reducing work travel expenses and enabling hybrid work
Prioritizing staff resources
Expanding sales and marketing reach through remote site visits
Advancing customer experience and reach
Improving overall operations and safety within a variety of buildings and facilities
Supporting sustainability and decarbonizing
Enhancing videoconferencing abilities through autonomous mobility
Anticipating and putting customer experience first with smart robotics
Extending sales reach by including unlimited remote attendees in the decision-making process is an under-utilized but growing need. Telepresence robots support quality customer experiences through mobile and enhanced sales and education processes.
As a provider of connected care products and services, connected healthcare leader, Hillrom, serves a high-profile customer base of large hospital and healthcare system executives. Accommodating schedules for on-site visits, even for small groups, proves challenging. With Ava Telepresence Robots, the sales team offer a more flexible way for these executives to be on-site for key demos and presentations.
Initially focused on using Ava independently for demos and presentations, the team recognized an opportunity to integrate their existing equipment to offer better views of equipment and presentation content. Ava Telepresence Robots are also fully interoperable with Webex, Zoom and Microsoft Teams video conferencing platforms.
Applying robotics technology within a physical workplace can improve productivity and experience, while also maximizing staff and facility resources. Robots can serve as data aggregators, disinfection solutions and environmental reporters, giving readings on air quality, temperature and humidity. Mobile, autonomous and hands-free workplace robots can be safely customized to suit facility needs, even in extreme settings like healthcare, labs and clean rooms.
Ava Telepresence Robots enable the hybrid workplace across industries, offering interoperability and easy integration into existing IT frameworks. Ava's security robots, in partnership with Johnson Controls, monitor and patrol-with or without people around-and report risks or incidents for staff to address in real time, and UV disinfection robots work during off-hours to autonomously disinfect air and surfaces.
*Gartner, "Emerging Technologies: Tech Innovators in Smart Robotics - Product and Business," Nick Ingelbrecht, Annette Jump, et al., May 31, 2022.
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About Ava Robotics With deep technical heritage from iRobot, Ava Robotics is a robotics technology company that designs and builds intelligent robots for the workplace. Delivering on a vision of robots working with and for people, Ava's technology emphasizes user experience, safety and autonomous mobility to empower people, while advancing business operations and access. Learn more at www.avarobotics.com.