OhmniLabs designs robots specifically for homes and families to foster companionship through shared experiences. Combining research from families around the world with their Silicon Valley based robotics lab, OhmniLabs designed Ohmni, an in home robot that reconnects families spread out around the world through video chatting.
Ohmni puts a new spin on videochatting, making it easier to enjoy shared experiences like watching movies and family meals, accessible at the click of a button.
Populations around the world are aging rapidly. In the U.S. alone, the elderly population is 44.7 million and growing at an exaggerated rate*; approximately ten thousand people turn sixty-five everyday. Ohmni will substantially impact the elderly community, providing on-demand care from nurses and doctors straight into the homes of individuals that would otherwise have much difficulty maneuvering to a doctor’s office.
Ohmni robots also augment the care services of the care provider partners. Via Ohmni, a caregiver can provide monitoring, reminders, and medication services remotely to multiple elders at the same time.
“The seniors can continue to do whatever task they’re doing, and the caregiver or family member can control the robot to communicate with them or go with them wherever they go,” said Thuc Vu, co-founder and CEO of Santa Clara, California-based OhmniLabs.
“Our belief is that personal consumer robots will be everywhere in the next 10 to 15 years,” said Thuc.**
Co-founders Thuc Vu and Jared Go have tested and refined the Ohmni manufacturing process over the past two years and ready to share the first in home telepresent robot with the world.
Thuc Vu, Co-Founder/CEO
Thuc is a serial entrepreneur who has sold multiple companies including one to Google. He is an AI and algorithms expert, and a robotics enthusiast. He has a PhD from Stanford and BS from Carnegie Mellon, both in computer science. He is also a social entrepreneur in Vietnam, involved in many community projects. OhmniLabs
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