Blue Ocean Robotics acquires robot Beam

Blue Ocean Robotics recently concluded an agreement with the American company Suitable Technologies, Inc, one of the world´s brands of telepresence robots, acquiring all assets and rights in the robot Beam, the company said.

The final conclusion of the agreement will follow a formal approval process in the USA.

Beam provides authentic eye-to-eye connection instantly across distance. Via a screen, camera, and microphone placed on wheels the user physically navigates around, receiving a live video stream from the remote location. Thousands use Beams worldwide, among them Microsoft and VMWare and President Obama. It is used in many settings, from medical consultations, allowing sick children to interact with their school and friends, to industry consultancy and remote teamwork.

Blue Ocean Robotics has partnered with Suitable Technologies for 5 years.

Blue Ocean Robotics develops, produces and sells professional service robots in healthcare, hospitality, construction, agriculture, and other global markets. The portfolio of robots includes brands like; UVD Robots, a mobile robot for disinfection; Beam Robots, a mobile telepresence robot for communication and PTR Robots, a mobile robot for safe patient handling and rehabilitation. Blue Ocean Robotics develops the robots from problem and idea all the way to scale up. Each robot is placed in its own subsidiary- venture company, making Blue Ocean Robotics the world´s first Robot Venture Factory.