The same company that cleans your floors may soon be taking your blood pressure as well. iRobot's (NASDAQ:IRBT) first "autonomous navigation remote presence robot" is now cleared for use in hospitals. Developed in a partnership with InTouch Health, the RP-VITA allows your doctor to consult with you remotely -- something that could help lower costs and improve health care. Rex Moore explains more in the video below.

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