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  Aethon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aethon is the leader in the business of low-cost, pilot-less hauling of materials indoors.
Aethon substitute a pilot-less Tug® for a person.
Aethon's competitive advantage is a patented indoor positioning system, with a manufacturing cost a fraction of our competitors, which navigates with ±3" accuracy and allows us to automate indoor transport at one-fourth the cost of a person pushing a cart.
www.dfj.com /cgi-portfolio/artman/publish/printer_aethon.shtml   (74 words)

  
  Draper Triangle | What's New Archives by Aethon, Inc.
Aethon was a finalist in the Advanced Manufacturing sector, and Andy Hannah, CEO of Plextronics, received finalist status for the 2006 CEO of the Year award.
Aethon was celebrated for donating an automated courier system (the Tug), valued at $105,000, to help a boy in his wish to create a robot to deliver medicine to children in the hospital.
Aethon's TUG robotic courier is gaining acceptance in area hospitals, and with the Veteran's Affairs hospitals, as medical facilities look to streamline costs and fill duties left open by nursing shortages.
www.drapertriangle.com /weblog/aethon_inc   (1419 words)

  
 Draper Triangle Portfolio | Aethon
Aethon is a leader in providing low-cost, pilot-less solutions for hauling materials indoors.
Aethon's Tug uses patented wireless technology to navigate, avoid obstacles, and continuously track and correct its positioning.
Aethon is named after the mythological horse that pulled Helios's chariot, the sun, across the sky each day.
www.drapertriangle.com /portfolio/aethon.php   (48 words)

  
 Tugging along: Robot maker shifts from personal robots to bigger hospital delivery models
The promise of Tug is such that Aethon this week closed on $500,000 in financing from the publicly funded venture capital organization Innovation Works.
Aethon, in Greek mythology, was the lead horse in the Helios chariot that pulled the sun across the sky.
Aethon plans to retrofit the carts with a user interface that would let a nurse or other operator push a button and send Tug along to its next destination.
www.post-gazette.com /businessnews/20011025aethon1025bnp2.asp   (1028 words)

  
 Aethon invention tugs medical gear, saves staff steps - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The company he founded, Aethon Inc., draws heavily on the success of Automated Healthcare Inc., a previous Pittsburgh company that built a multimillion-dollar business automating a segment of the hospital industry before being sold to health care giant McKesson Corp. for $65 million in 1996.
Aethon grew out of Thorne's predecessor company, Probotics Inc., which made robots that allowed people to keep tabs on their homes while on vacation, or to keep an electronic eye on elderly relatives.
Aethon is assembling the Tug in its North Side offices.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_73815.html   (971 words)

  
 Aethon Chauffeursdiensten - Home
They will take you with your own vehicle or one provided by us, to the desired destination.
Aethon Chauffeur service brings new life into the expression “flexible workplace”.
You cover big distances and nowadays, because of the crowded network of roads, that costs a lot of time and money.
www.aethon.nl /en-index.php   (164 words)

  
 Salix Ventures
According to Richard Sobehart, President of UPMC St. Margaret, “We are extremely pleased to debut the Tug at UPMC St. Margaret.
Following the successful launch at UPMC St. Margaret, Aethon expects Tugs to be used throughout the UPMC Health System, one of the largest, not-for-profit integrated health care systems in the country.
Aethon’s first commercialized product, the Tugä, uses patented wireless technology to navigate, avoid obstacles, and continuously track and correct its positioning while pulling loads up to 500 pounds.
www.salixventures.com /releases/aethon052902.html   (496 words)

  
 Small Business Technology Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aethon is the leading maker of practical, dependable courier robots for hospitals.
Aethon’s products work in conjunction with each other, or separately, depending on the hospital's specialized needs.
Aethon's automated technology platform helps increase productivity and staff satisfaction, while saving hospitals time and money.
www.sbtechnologymagazine.org /video/aethon/index.html   (124 words)

  
 Investors line up to aid hospital robot firm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
What is attracting investors is Aethon's Tug robot, a suitcase-sized machine saddled with a cart on top that traverses hospitals delivering meals, medicines and supplies to patients and doctors.
Aethon has attracted 22 customers since its founding in 2001, including the West Penn Allegheny Health System, which is leasing at least two Tugs for each of its five hospitals, Mr.
But Aethon insiders insist they are not ready to talk about an acquisition or initial public offering.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05322/608338.stm   (499 words)

  
 Salix Ventures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Seiff was among the early employees at Automated Healthcare, founded by Pittsburgh entrepreneur Sean McDonald, currently the CEO at Precision Therapeutics and Chairman of the Aethon Board.
About Aethon Aethon (www.aethon.com) is a leader in providing low-cost solutions for automatically hauling materials indoors.
Based in Pittsburgh, Aethon is named after the mythological horse that pulled Helios’ chariot with the sun as cargo.
www.salixventures.com /releases/aethon090904.html   (238 words)

  
 Aethon Lands $11 Million in Latest VC Deal :: Robotics Trends :: Robots and Robotics Technology News, Information and ...
According to Aethon President and CEO, Aldo Zini, the news is a significant boost for the region and the nation's mobile robotics industry.
To date, Aethon's partnership with its nationally acclaimed investor group coupled with the stellar leadership of its experienced management team has accelerated the firm's success -- Aethon's sales grew more than 300% over the last year.
Aethon's flagship product, the TUG, is the most versatile transport system in healthcare.
roboticstrends.com /displayarticle707.html?...   (384 words)

  
 Das Schwarze Netz - Aethon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
(oder Aethon) Unter diesem Namen sind mehrere Gestalten der griechischen Mythologie bekannt.
Aethon heißt auch der Adler, der dem auf den Kaukasus gefesselten Prometheus die Leber wegfrißt, ehe ihn der Herakles mit seinem Pfeil trifft (Aeton bedeutet im Griechischen „der Adler”).
Aethon war auch ein Deckname, unter dem Odysseus nach Ithaka heimkehrte.
www.sungaya.de /schwarz/griechen/aethon.htm   (172 words)

  
 Aethon lands Cleveland Clinic contract - Pittsburgh Business Times:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aethon Inc., a veteran soldier in the region's robotics crusade, has landed what has the potential to be its largest contract to date and is closing on what could be a $10 million round of investment.
Aethon was founded seven years ago to create personal robots for residential usage, but there were few sales.
Locally, Aethon has contracts with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and has launched two Tugs at Magee-Womens and one at St. Margaret, both UPMC hospitals.
pittsburgh.bizjournals.com /pittsburgh/stories/2004/05/24/story7.html   (587 words)

  
 RedOrbit - Technology - Aethon Reports Record Sales and Another New Hiring Wave   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Developed and manufactured in Pittsburgh, Aethon's Tug is the most versatile transport system available in healthcare.
Earlier this spring, Aethon moved to their new headquarters, entering a lease agreement with Massaro Properties, Inc. The company added three Regional Vice Presidents, six sales executives and a Vice President of Consulting Services.
The popular Tug transport robots are manufactured on-site in the new 13,000 square ft facility, which will ultimately house up to 100 employees.
www.redorbit.com /news/technology/220959/aethon_reports_record_sales_and_another_new_hiring_wave/index.html   (363 words)

  
 Aethon Tugs Its Way Through Local Hospitals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Replacing humans for the laborious and often tedious task of pushing carts, North Side startup Aethon Inc.’s Tug™ quietly pulls the carts to programmed destinations throughout the hospital for pickups and deliveries.
As Thorne ramps up Aethon, he is obviously extremely busy — doing everything from prepping Tug units for delivery to running the day-to-day operations to mapping business growth.
Aethon will deploy Tugs throughout the UPMC system with pilot installations planned for national medical centers throughout the year, according to Thorne.
news.pghtech.org /teq/teqstory.cfm?id=742   (310 words)

  
 My Hobson’s choice - xenogere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I turned to Aethon and told him to leave her alone, and I even stood up to intimidate him (since Larenti is not bothered by my presence, being close to the fence and moving about will not bother her, but it does trouble and frighten Aethon).
Having no temptation to hang around my patio would eventually keep them from encountering Aethon, at least under circumstances caused by me. This lends itself to resolving the feeling I have that I am somehow the cause of their suffering at his hands (and yes, I assume Aethon is a male based on personality).
As beautiful a cat as he is and as increasingly pleasant as he has become, Aethon is now the menace of the food bowl.
www.xenogere.com /2006/11/21/my-hobsons-choice   (1387 words)

  
 Aethon, Inc. :: Aethon Lands $11 Million in Latest VC Deal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Aethon Lands $11 Million in Latest VC Deal
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethon, Inc., the nation's leading provider of robotic transport solutions focused on improving clinical productivity in hospitals, has announced the closing of an $11 million financing deal led by Trident Capital of Westport, CT and Palo Alto, CA.
Designed to automate the delivery of a wide range of goods and equipment so clinicians can be more productive, TUG fleets are now at work in hospitals across the nation, collectively saving nurses, pharmacists and hospital staff from thousands of unproductive trips.
sev.prnewswire.com /computer-electronics/20051122/CLTU05122112005-1.html   (368 words)

  
 Aethon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to Homer (XIX, 180), the pseudonym Odysseus assumed during his interview with Penelope upon his return to Ithaka.
2) Aethon is a company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that produces the TUG Robot, an automated delivery system for hospitals.
This page was last modified 16:20, 8 December 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aethon   (116 words)

  
 Helios - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Homer descibed it as drawn by solar bulls (Iliad xvi.779); later Pindar saw it as drawn by "fire-darting steeds" (Olympian Ode 7.71).
Still later, the horses were given fiery names: Pyrois, Aeos, Aethon and Phlegon.
As time passed, he was increasingly identified with the god of light Apollo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Helios   (1095 words)

  
 Aethon, Inc. - Hospital transport provider appoints executive to board of di...
Aethon, Inc. - Hospital transport provider appoints executive to board of di...
Aethon has announced the appointment of Ron Taylor, one of hospital pharmacy's most recognized executives, to the company's board of directors.
Taylor, best known as a cofounder, chairman and CEO of the Pyxis Corporation, will serve as an active board member and advisor for Pittsburgh-based Aethon.
www.newsrx.com /issue_article/Medicine-and-Law-Weekly/2005-08-12/080820053331242MLW.html   (339 words)

  
 The Technology Collaborative : Aethon, Inc. : Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse
The Technology Collaborative : Aethon, Inc. : Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse
Aethon is the leader in the business of low-cost, pilot-less hauling of materials indoors.
Our competitive advantage is our patented indoor positioning system, with a manufacturing cost a fraction of our competitors, which navigates with ±3" accuracy and allows us to automate indoor transport at one-fourth the cost of a person pushing a cart.
www.techcollaborative.org /members.aspx?member_id=Aethon   (97 words)

  
 Draper Triangle | What's New October 2006
With the LEAP 3000X Si, Iowa State is poised to become a national resource in informatics-based materials research.
The University of Leoben (Austria), Iowa State University and Oxford University (UK) each added LEAP Microscopes, extending Imago's world-leadership position in the rapidly-developing field of nanotechnology instrumentation.
Continuing its high-growth course, Carnegie Learning has hired two seasoned veterans in top level positions.
www.drapertriangle.com /weblog/2006/10   (1124 words)

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