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Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Engineering has launched a new service robot to help first responders in the battle against Covid-19. The “Pinto” robot are being used to deliver food and medical supplies so medical staff can maintain a safe distance and minimise the risk of exposure.

Pinto Robot to assist healthcare professionals in battle against COVID-19

Robot to assist healthcare professionals in battle against COVID-19Chulalongkorn University's Faculty of Engineering has launched a new service robot to help doctors and nurses who are in the front line of the battle against COVID-19. The "Pinto" robot is used to deliver food or medical supplies in order to help medical staffers to maintain a safe distance from patients under their care. Today, 20 robots are working at Chulalongkorn, Siriraj, and Vachira Phuket hospitals. By the end of April, Chulalongkorn University plans to deliver 103 robots to hospitals across the country in celebration of its 103rd anniversary this year.Source: CU-RoboCovid

Posted by PR Thai Government on Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Twenty robots were deployed yesterday at Chulalongkorn, Siriraj, and Vachira Phuket hospitals with many more on the way. Later this month 103 new robots will be delivered across the Kingdom to celebrate Chulalongkron University’s 103 years of operation.

Last month Singapore deployed similar robots to feed, clean, and even chat with patients.

For those interested in funding this project, please send a direct message to LINE: @ curobocovid or Facebook:  Cu-RoboCovid .

SOURCE: Chula Chulalongkorn University

 

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