UVD Robots announced the deployment of the largest fleet of UVD disinfection robots to a school district in the USA. UVD robot have been selected by the Gallup McKinley County Schools (GMCS) in New Mexico to supply 37 of its robots to 34 schools, two administrative buildings and one warehouse to help fight against the Coronavirus…
Ava Robotics, the iRobot spinout known for its telepresence robots, is expanding its product portfolio with the introduction of an ultraviolet (UV) disinfection robot for corporate offices, warehouses, and other work spaces. The new robot is an evolution of a research project Ava Robotics conducted with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Greater Boston…
The latest addition to LG Electronics’ CLOi family of service robots is intended to help hotels, schools, offices, restaurants, and retailers deliver peace of mind.
UVD Robots said the European Commission chose it to deploy disinfection robots across the continent to fight the spread of COVID-19 and reduce hospital-acquired infections.
The IEEE surveyed 2,000 millennials with children worldwide and found growing acceptance of robotics for maintaining the healthcare and wellbeing of their families. U.S. respondents were more wary than averaage.
Avidbots’ founders said that the additional sensors and software integrated into the Neo 2 floor-cleaning robot will help it be useful in a variety of locations, from warehouses to airports and retail stores.
CIRQ+CLEAN is a cloud-enabled disinfection robot intended to help restore public confidence in the hospitality industry.
UVD Robots said the third generation of its autonomous UV-C robot can tell users how well it has disinfected. It also has a smaller footprint to operate in more locations.
Blue Ocean Robotics, whose venture factory develops service robots based on common technologies and then spins off units for commercialization, has raised close to $20 million and acquired the Beam telepresence robot.
Many disinfection robots rolling out in response to healthcare-associated infections and the COVID-19 pandemic use UV, but Nevoa said its Nimbus + Microburst system is more effective.
Pratt Miller Mobility and its partners debuted an electrostatic spraying disinfection vehicle at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich.
WiBotic said it has received the first FCC authorization for up to 300 watts of wireless power transmission for robots, drones, underwater vehicles, and industrial automation.
From agriculture and disinfection to retail and supply chain, robots are being rushed into development and deployment. Freedom Robotics says its cloud-based Pilot and Resource Monitor tools can help.
Netherlands-based Aziobot has developed its SB2 autonomous commercial cleaning robot for European grocers and retailers.
Omron Asia Pacific said its partnership with Techmetics Robotics has produced an autonomous mobile robot designed for safe and automated disinfection of public spaces indoors.
The SmartGuardUV robot uses pulsed xenon UV technology to neutralize harmful viruses and bacteria in high-traffic areas, and the autonomous mobile robot provides real-time disinfection reporting.
Lavender and Jasmin are being offered worldwide to autonomously disinfect a wide range of spaces amid the ongoing novel coronavirus crisis.
Using ultraviolet light, a UVC robot developed by MIT and Ava Robotics can disinfect a warehouse floor in half an hour. It could one day be used in grocery stores, schools, and other public spaces
Violet, a new disinfection robot rapidly developed by Akara Robotics, uses Intel Movidius technology to detect humans and avoid exposure to UV radiation.
Build With Robots has built the Breezy One autonomous disinfection robot on Fetch Robotics’ mobile platform and cloud software. It can decontaminates a 100,000-sq.-ft. space in 1.5 hours using a patented chemical spray.
Geekplus Technology said it has closed its Series C investment round, which it said it intends to use to continue its global expansion as a leader in autonomous mobile robots.
Exyn Technologies, which provides a full stack of software and drones for GPS-denied environments, shared the results of a feasibility study on the use of UAVs for disinfecting large areas with UV-C light.