Vecna & iCobots Announce Distribution Agreement
Vecna Expands Distribution Reach to the Middle East
Vecna, a global leader in robotics and telepresence, today entered into a partnership with iCobots, a Collaborative Robotics distributor of best-in-class products in Israel. With this agreement, Vecna will further extend the availability of its patented VGo platform to Israeli businesses, medical facilities and educational institutions.
“We are pleased to work with iCobots to introduce this telepresence solution to the Israeli market,” said David Clear, Vecna’s Manager of Global Partnerships. “The VGo is improving the lives of thousands of people around the world by allowing clinicians to access patients remotely, enabling homebound students to take part in their schooling, and giving business executives the ability to grow their businesses and manage their teams from afar.”
iCobots is an Israeli Cobots(collaborative robots) distributor that focuses on intuitive, highly effective, non-capex, innovative robotic solution. The first VGo implementations are expected in Q2 2016. “We have explored a wide range of potential telepresence solutions, and found Vecna’s VGo, as far more advanced, intuitive, mature, and cost competitive then any of its competitors”, said Gal Inbar, iCobots President.
“We believe telepresence will forever change the accessibility to senior medical staff, and their availability” Said Yoel Hecht, iCobots CEO, “We believe the Israeli market will embrace this technology and adopt it quickly, as it has many other radically disruptive technologies.”
About Vecna & VGo
Vecna’s mission is to empower humanity through transformative technology. Vecna provides innovative healthcare IT, including patient self-service solutions and robotics logistics solutions to streamline operations, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. Vecna delivers better technology to realize a better world for all. Learn more at vecna.com.
The VGo is a robotic telepresence solution for the healthcare, education and business. With the VGo solution, an individual’s presence is replicated in a distant location such that they can interact and perform tasks in ways not previously possible. Now they can see, be seen, hear, be heard and move around in any remote facility — just as if they were there. VGo enables: healthcare providers to deliver lower cost services and improved quality of care, businesses to increase productivity of remote and travelling employees, and homebound students to attend school — all with a great user experience and at an affordable price. Learn more at vgocom.com.
Collaborative robotics is a disruptive technology that may change dramatically the western hemisphere’s industrial plants landscape. iCobots was established to bring this most advanced technology, and integrate it into the Israeli industrial sector. iCobots established alliances, strategic partnerships, and distribution agreements, with several of the most innovative cobots systems providers, and continue to seek groundbreaking non-consumer collaborative robotics applications to enhance its offering. Learn more at i-cobots.com