Singularity Hub has honored Aethon’s TUG robots as one of the Best Robots of 2010. The TUG robots are deployed in around 200 hospitals across the United States.
Aethon’s TUG robots use cutting-edge technology to automatically move across hallways of medical centers for supplying drugs, machinery, meals and laboratory samples. The robots feature built-in laser rangefinders, infrared and ultrasonic sensors and three-dimensional maps. In addition, biometrics, bar scanners and radio frequency identification (RFID) tag antenna can also be included in the robots for improving safety and tracing abilities.
Aldo Zini, CEO of Aethon, has stated that the Singularity Hub has honored their company by identifying their TUG robots as one among the best robots in the world. He added that their innovative TUG robots can accomplish simple and vital tasks in the medical centers.
Aethon’s TUGG robots have showcased enhanced ability, cost-effectiveness and improved patient care. They are deployed in several hospitals including Central DuPage Hospital in Chicago, Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, El Camino Hospital in California, the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center.