Japan is now using hotels to house patients who have tested positive for the coronavirus but whose symptoms are too light to need hospitalisation, and several in the capital of Tokyo just opened on Friday feature robots to help lighten the burden on nurses.
An 18-metre "Gundam" robot that can walk and move its arms was unveiled in Japan on Monday amid hopes that it will help invigorate tourism hit by COVID-19.
The robotic exoskeleton would be available for staff performing manual tasks to protect them, as well as enhance their productivity and accuracy.
Scientists have long envisioned building tiny robots capable of navigating environments that are inaccessible or too dangerous for humans -- but finding ways to keep them powered and moving has been impossible to achieve.
The delightful video shows Atlas, Spot, and Handle – Boston Dynamics’ humanoid, canine, and logistics robots respectively – moving in a coordinated routine to the beat of the music.
A handful of IGCSE students from Dubai Carmel School, backed by the School Innovation Department, have come together to create robots for COVID-19 awareness. The robots aims to raise students’ awareness of Covid issues, encourage their creativity, and increase reusing and recycling.
The tall, single-limbed machine is mounted on wheels and is capable of taking pulses and checking temperatures and blood oxygen levels.
The video clip showed five of the dog-like robots dancing to the song ‘I'm On It’ by the Korean band BTS.
The robot works on distributing the water without human intervention and without affecting the movement inside the two Holy Mosques.