Diligent Robotics is a robotics and artificial Intelligence company developing robotic products to work collaboratively with humans that is headquartered in Austin, Texas and was founded in 2017 by Andrea Thomaz and Vivian Chu.
Moxi is a robotic assistant designed to help the clinical staff working in a hospital environment by completing non-patient related tasks such as gathering supplies, bringing supplies to rooms patients are staying in, delivering lab samples, gathering supplies from storage areas, and disposing soiled linen bags. Features of MOXI include: expressive faces, social awareness, mobile manipulation, and human-guided learning.
Small Business Innovation Research
In 2017 Diligent Robotics received a Small Business Innovation Research grant worth $725,000.
On January 10, 2018 Diligent Robotics completed their seed funding round with $2.1 million in seed funding from True Ventures (lead investor), Pathbreaker Ventures, Boom Capital and Next Coast Ventures.