Violet robot

The Violet disinfection robot is designed to work around humans. Source: Akara Robotics

Among the robots responding to the novel coronavirus crisis are disinfection systems using ultraviolet light to kill pathogens. However, UV radiation can also be harmful to humans, so such robots need to operate autonomously, or they cannot work in spaces such as hospital rooms if people are present. Akara Robotics Ltd. has released Violet, a disinfection robot that can sense people and turn off its emitter if necessary.

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