Revolve Robotics & JACO Expand Integration to Create New, Advanced Telemedicine Solutions; See it at JACO’s HIMSS Booth #4712

Revolve Robotics, a leading innovator in robotic telepresence, today announced seamless integration between its innovative Kubi robotic telepresence platform and JACO, a leading manufacturer of mobile computer carts for the healthcare industry. Together, their combined solutions deliver multiple new options for hospitals, physicians, psychiatrists, and other healthcare professionals looking for a mobile platform to deliver engaging, productive telemedicine.

CHICAGO, IL April 13, 2015


Revolve Robotics, a leading innovator in robotic telepresence, today announced seamless integration between its innovative Kubi robotic telepresence platform and JACO, a leading manufacturer of mobile computer carts for the healthcare industry. Together, their combined solutions deliver multiple new options for hospitals, physicians, psychiatrists, and other healthcare professionals looking for a mobile platform to deliver engaging, productive telemedicine.

"Kubi's robotic telepresence really gives us a powerful telemedicine solution. Its ability to enable the remote clinician to control the engagement removes a significant burden from onsite staff while dramatically increasing productivity and engagement," said Jerry Faiella, vice president of Sales and Marketing with JACO. "Our UltraLite series of mobile carts now give healthcare professionals the ability to deliver more personal care from anywhere at a price point that any organization can afford."

Kubi, which users can experience right now by directing their Chrome or Firefox browser to this link, leverages the conferencing capabilities of today's tablets by introducing a robotic platform or cradle on which the tablet sits. The resulting telepresence robot is then "driven" by the remote video-conferencing participant. Kubi thus turns passive video conferencing callers into active participants, as remote callers use Kubi to "look around" the room and actively engage with meeting participants.

The joint solution from JACO and Revolve enables healthcare organizations to bring powerful, engaging telepresence anywhere it may be needed within an organization's campus. With myriad form factors sure to meet the needs of the most specific application, JACO has created the ideal mobile platform for Kubi in the form of its Kubi carts. These carts can deliver interactive video collaboration anywhere on site. It is ideal for quarantine situations, remote contact between the patient and his or her family, clinician-to-clinician contact, or clinician-to-interpreter contact.

"We are thrilled to integrate our technology with JACO, the industry's ‘gold standard' for mobile computing carts for healthcare," said Marcus Rosenthal, Revolve Robotics' co-founder and CEO. "With the entire telemedicine market poised to hit $27.3 billion dollars by next year, there is clearly a significant amount of demand for this type of solution."

For parties interested in learning more about Revolve's joint solutions with JACO, you can contact Matt Rossini, marketing and communications manager or stop by JACO's booth # 4712 at this year's HIMSS 2015 conference and tradeshow, taking place in Chicago April 12-16.

About Revolve Robotics
Founded in 2013 by robotic entrepreneurs Marcus Rosenthal and Ilya Polyakov, Revolve Robotics is one of the world's leading innovators in robotic telepresence. Revolve's flagship platform, the KUBI, has been shipping worldwide since January 2014. KUBI means "neck" in Japanese, and it is a robotic tablet stand that gives you the freedom to interact while video conferencing. KUBI delivers robotic telepresence for telehealth, distance learning, remote working, concierge and other applications. Revolve Robotics is dedicated to creating smart, simple solutions to real problems, timeless design, and an elevated level of practicality and functionality. Revolve Robotics is a privately held company based in San Francisco. For more information, please visit us at http://www.revolverobotics.com and follow us @RevolveRobotics.

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