Due to the rapid spread of coronavirus among people in Chine, hospitals in china have deployed Robots to the Frontlines of Hospitals.
Robots are deployed with an aim to curb the spread of the virus and to reduce the risk of infecting medical personnel. According to the local media, robots are deployed in city hospitals such as Guangzhou, Jiangxi, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin.
The 5G-powered medical robots are equipped with cameras that allow remote video communication, patient monitoring and safely delivery medical goods (medicine) to patient.
Keenon Robotics Co., a Shanghai-based company, deployed 16 robots of a model nicknamed “little peanut” to a hospital in Hangzhou.
companies that had a hand in the deployment of robots
Siasun Robot and Automation Co. donated seven medical robots and 14 catering service robots to the Shenyang Red Cross to help hospitals combat the virus
JD.com Inc. is testing the use of autonomous delivery robots in Wuhan
China Mobile Ltd. donated one 5G robot each to both Wuhan Union Hospital and Tongji Tianyou Hospital.
The increased quantity of robots deployed to combat the coronavirus has helped accelerate China’s path to the goal it had already set for itself. The country wants to become one of the world’s top 10 most intensively automated nations by the end of this year.