CloudMind robots used to protect staff in Wuhan field hospital

14-Mar-2020
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Some humanoid and others your basic, boxes on wheels.
Performed a number of healthcare duties:
- measured temperature and flagged patients displaying fever symptoms
- checked heart rates and blood oxygen levels via smart bracelets and rings
- delivered medication
- patrolled and cleaned infected areas
- led patients in exercises and entertained bored quarantined patients
Medical staff directed and controlled the robots remotely.
Robots are pitching in to help in other places too.
- checked visitors' identities at a Shenyang hospital in northeast China
- sprayed disinfectant in residential areas in Wuhan
UVD Robots are shipping its self-driving UV-light disinfection robots to more than 2,000 Chinese hospitals.

Able to monitor patients' vital signs and deliver medication remotely

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