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Global Medical Telepresence Robots Market By Component, By Type, By End Use, By Regional Outlook, COVID-19 Impact Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 - 2027

Global Medical Telepresence Robots Market By Component, By Type, By End Use, By Regional Outlook, COVID-19 Impact Analysis Report and Forecast, 2021 - 2027

  • August 2021
  • 193 pages
  • ID: 6155862
  • Format: PDF
  • KBV Research


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The Global Medical Telepresence Robots Market size is expected to reach $129 Million by 2027, rising at a market growth of 20.7% CAGR during the forecast period. Medical telepresence robot refers to a robot that helps in offering efficacious medical care to the patients while doctors and other medical staff are sitting at remote places. A medical specialist utilizes monitors and cameras to look at the patient’s body from various angles and also get instruments through which the doctor treats the remote patient. These medical telepresence robots are majorly utilized for surgical processes like orthopedics, cardiac surgery, cardiology, or neurosurgery, in which, doctors or other medical specialists cannot physically present all the time in the whole procedure due to the long distances and huge costs incurred by travel.

The increasing government initiatives & investment to provide support for the research & development in AI and robotics in various nations is bolstering more innovations & development in this field and is motivating new players to enter the market. The growing number of market players providing innovative solutions and more focusing on R&D according to the shifting needs have led to the launch of various innovative solutions, which would further fuel the market growth.

COVID-19 Impact

The outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every section of society. Some sectors of the business domain have witnessed a positive impact of the pandemic whereas some have witnessed a negative impact on their businesses. The medical telepresence robots market has seen a positive impact on the COVID-19 pandemic. It is because these robots help healthcare workers to assist and treat covid patients by maintaining social distancing.

There are many medical facilities like hospitals, clinics, and others, which have adopted telepresence robots to carry out their treatment for patients without coming in contact with the patients. In addition, the imposed lockdown in the initial phase of the pandemic has stopped the movement across various nations and the increasing cases of coronavirus have made it impossible for doctors to be present and visit several places. The key market players are also heavily investing in R&D to fulfil the increasing demand to make sure about the launch of telepresence robots with advanced medical features. Thus, the adoption of medical telepresence robots has also increased due to the pandemic, which would augment the overall growth of the market in the coming years.

Market Growth Factors:

Increasing government initiatives

There are various governments across the globe that is taking numerous initiatives to augment the adoption and innovations of artificial intelligence and robotics. These initiatives motivate companies to carry out new developments to better support the healthcare sector. Medical telepresence robots play an important role in the healthcare sector as it helps in establishing a connection between a healthcare professional and the patients.

High demand for telepresence robots due to the COVID-19 pandemic

To curb the spread of the coronavirus, several steps were taken including social distancing, travel band, and others. Doctors and other medical professionals are at more risk as they ought to come in contact with the patients for their treatment. However, to prevent doctors from getting infected by the virus, many medical facilities have started adopting these robots.

Market Restraining Factor:

High cost of the robots

Any technologically advanced robot is built by using various technologies and tools, which increases the overall cost of the robot and makes it expensive for hospitals and other medical organizations to adopt it. In addition, technical glitches may arise while using these robots, which may hamper the efficiency of the robot in monitoring the patients and further lead to operational failures.

Component Outlook

Based on Component, the market is segmented into Microphone, Speaker, Display, Sensors & Control System, Camera and Power Source. The camera segment accounted for the highest share in the market in 2020. It is because cameras are important for the functioning and working of the robot. The display, camera, speaker, and microphone parts are crucial components of telepresence robots since they help in establishing two-way communication and the virtual presence of the customers.

Type Outlook

Based on Type, the market is segmented into Mobile and Stationary. The mobile segment acquired the highest revenue share in the medical telepresence market in 2020. This segment is also anticipated to garner the fastest growth during the forecast period. It is due to the features like head motion, adjustable height, autonomous navigation, and obstacle avoidance, which help in the smooth and efficient delivery of services and virtual supervision, thus, help in effective teleconsultation.

End Use Outlook

Based on End Use, the market is segmented into Hospitals & Assisted Living Facilities and Home Use. The home-use segment is projected to acquire the highest growth rate during the forecast period. It is due to the growing geriatric population, the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases that require regular supervision, and the accessibility of some inexpensive telepresence robots in the market.

Regional Outlook

Based on Regions, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa. The Asia Pacific is projected to procure the fastest growth rate in the medical telepresence robots market during the forecast period. This growth is attributed to the increasing government initiatives regarding robotics and artificial intelligence and the high adoption of robotics in the healthcare industry. Additionally, the surging number of market players in this region, especially in China and Japan, is bolstering the growth of the regional market.

The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Blue Ocean Robotics, TELADOC HEALTH, INC., OhmniLabs, Inc., VGo Communications, Inc. (Vecna Technologies, Inc.), Xandex, Inc., Double Robotics, Inc., Amy Robotics Co., Ltd., Ava Robotics, Inc., and AXYN Robotics.

Strategies Deployed in Medical Telepresence Robots Market

Aug-2021: Ava Telepresence Robots collaborated with Hillrom, an American medical technology provider. Through this collaboration, Hillrom expanded its customer experience, sales reach, and education procedures by using Ava Telepresence Robots at two premier product showrooms placed in Irvine, CA, and Batesville, IN. In addition, Hillrom sales teams would also Livestream product demonstrations across the globe. Telepresence robots enable remote users and prospects to get the experience of physical products and understand how they’re utilized and view supporting content in different formats in an inclusive, immersive way.

May-2021: OhmniLabs launched a new Ohmni Modular Robotics Platform, which gives the power of specification to its customers. The Ohmni Modular Robotics Platform is made up of a rich & complete library of tech modules, exclusive & flexible base robots, and proprietary ultra-lean development & manufacturing processes. This platform helps the company to create and reprise rapidly via various robotics products just like a software company.

Jul-2020: Blue Ocean Robotics’ subsidiary GoBe Robots introduced a new generation of its climate-friendly telepresence robots with a huge demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest GoBe Robots telepresence robot is basically a remote-controlled mobile robot, which enables communication via a 21.5-inch screen that replicates the user’s face in natural size. In addition, the next generation of GoBe Robots also contains an open system, which makes even more applications and enables the customers to optimize the potential of the technology.

Jun-2020: OhmniLabs came into a partnership with Autonomous. This partnership aimed to provide Telepresence Solutions and enable OhmniLabs to boost the availability of its telepresence robots and streamline the buying procedure for users who want to strengthen their remote workforces and overcome the challenges presented by COVID-19.

Aug-2019: Blue Ocean Robotics took over all the assets and rights related to the Beam telepresence robot from Suitable Technologies. Through this acquisition, Blue Ocean Robotics would get an opportunity to produce additional synergy and build all of its robots quicker, inexpensively, and better than others.

Aug-2019: Double Robotics introduced Double 3, its newest robot. This robot aimed to boost the productivity of remote workers and distance learners. In addition, the telepresence robot can shift autonomously and has the latest mixed-reality driver’s interface.

Jan-2019: OhmniLabs unveiled its new telepresence robot: Supercam Telepresence Robot. This robot delivers the highest resolution camera present in a telepresence robot, providing customers the capability to look at the content on whiteboards and printed documents more clearly than other systems.

May-2018: OhmniLabs released the first open telepresence robotics platform, named the Ohmni DevKit. This platform aimed to allow cheaper, faster, and easier development of custom robotics applications based on top of telepresence.

Scope of the Study

Market Segments covered in the Report:

By Component

• Microphone

• Speaker

• Display

• Sensors & Control System

• Camera and

• Power Source

By Type

• Mobile

• Stationary

By End Use

• Hospitals & Assisted Living Facilities

• Home Use

By Geography

• North America

o US

o Canada

o Mexico

o Rest of North America

• Europe

o Germany

o UK

o France

o Russia

o Spain

o Italy

o Rest of Europe

• Asia Pacific

o China

o Japan

o India

o South Korea

o Singapore

o Malaysia

o Rest of Asia Pacific


o Brazil

o Argentina


o Saudi Arabia

o South Africa

o Nigeria

o Rest of LAMEA

Companies Profiled

• Blue Ocean Robotics


• OhmniLabs, Inc.

• VGo Communications, Inc. (Vecna Technologies, Inc.)

• Xandex, Inc.

• Double Robotics, Inc.

• Amy Robotics Co., Ltd.

• Ava Robotics, Inc.

• AXYN Robotics

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