Cambridge-based Vecna Technologies acquires VGo, maker of telepresence robots

VGo

By Nidhi Subbaraman

Vecna Technologies of Cambridge is buying VGo Communications, a New Hampshire maker of telepresence robots.

Both companies build robots that can operate safely among people. Vecna’s sturdy, boxy bots-on-wheels trundle around medical centers and warehouses hauling loads. VGo’s signature product is a small camera system on a 3-foot mobile platform that can be remotely controlled.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The relocation of employees from VGo’s Nashua office to Vecna’s headquarters is already underway.

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