Xenex Sees Big Market for Germ Zapping Robots

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Xenex’s germ zapping robots eradicate dangerous bacteria and viruses leading to lower cases of infectious diseases in the nation’s hospitals, according to several studies. “On a daily basis we are cleaning 5,000 to 7,000 rooms,” said Morris Miller, CEO of Xenex. Xenex created a mobile robot that […]

San Antonio-based Xenex Lands $11.3 Million in Funding

San Antonio-based Xenex Disinfection Services announced Thursday that is has received $11.3 million in funding. The funding comes from Battery Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II and continued investment from existing investors including RK Ventures. The company will use the funding for product development, international expansion and increasing its U.S. sales force. An estimated two million […]

San Antonio-based Xenex’s Robots Seek to Rid Hospitals of Germs

Bacteria has become the bane of hospitals. In particular, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, known as MRSA is a drug-resistant bacteria that can cause life-threatening infections in humans. So what’s a hospital to do? Call in the robots. A San Antonio-based company called Xenex Disinfection Services has created a germ zapping robot. And the University Health System […]