A disenfection robot in action (Source Douyin)
In China, robots are being used to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, by taking on cleaning and food preparation jobs that are considered dangerous for humans. From deploying drones to chide citizens for not donning masks in public to using robot assistants to deliver medical goods and conduct disinfection operations, China is in fact employing a tech-savvy approach to tackle the country’s coronavirus outbreak.
China has become the world’s largest market for industrial robotics and the fastest-growing market worldwide, according to the International Federation of Robotics. Below there are interesting pictures of how robots are used in these diffucult times. Take a look.
Another robot used to disinfect streets and buildings in China
In these two viral videos people are suggested to go back to their houses by a drone (Source Douyin)