Robots Are Playing Many Roles In The Coronavirus Crisis – And Offering Lessons For Future Disasters

Robots Are Playing Many Roles In The Coronavirus Crisis – And Offering Lessons For Future Disasters

A cylindrical robot rolls into a treatment room to allow health care workers to remotely take temperatures and measure blood pressure and oxygen saturation from patients hooked up to a ventilator. Another robot that looks like a pair of large fluorescent lights rotated vertically travels throughout a hospital disinfecting with ultraviolet light. Meanwhile a cart-like robot brings food to people quarantined in a 16-story hotel. Outside, quadcopter drones ferry test samples to laboratories and watch for violations of stay-at-home restrictions.

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Source: Brazos Reporter

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