iRobot’s RP-VITA mobile telepresence robot iPad app eyes-on

iRobots RPVITA mobile telepresence robot iPad app eyeson videoIt’s a mouthful, we know, but the gist of the below video is this: a few months back, iRobot unveiled RP-VITA, a teleconferencing robot with a rolling base. The company’s got all sorts of plans for the ‘bot, but is starting things off with medical applications. It’s co-branded the device with InTouch Health, positioning it as a method for allowing doctors to tend to patients remotely. An iRobot employee took RP-VITA for a spin around InTouch’s Southern California mock hospital location, courtesy of an iPad at the robotics company’s Bedford, MA location