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Echo Live: Cleaning robot to help to tackle Covid as part of EU plan

Echo Live: Cleaning robot to help to tackle Covid as part of EU plan

A COVID-19 cleaning robot funded by the European Commission will be provided to Cork University Hospital (CUH) as part of an EU-wide plan to contain the spread of Covid-19 in hospitals across Europe.

The European Commission is set to fund the provision of a Covid-19 cleaning robot to 31 hospitals across the EU, including CUH, under the Emergency Support Instrument (ESI) which makes available a total of €12 million to ‘provide useful and necessary equipment to Member States in aid of tackling the pandemic.

Forbes: The World’s First Robotics Venture Factory Is On ‘Robot Island’ In Denmark

Forbes: The World’s First Robotics Venture Factory Is On ‘Robot Island’ In Denmark

There are more than 10,000 robot companies in China.
Reportedly, less than 5% of them are doing well.

But what if they didn’t all have to reinvent the wheel? Or the servomotor. Or computer vision, spatial recognition, natural language processing, gripping, navigating, or any of a host of different problems that robots need to understand in order to be useful. What if they only had to learn the specific pieces of functionality that are unique to their specific set of tasks?

UVD Robots Deploys Nation’s Largest Fleet of Autonomous Disinfection Robots to a School District

UVD Robots Deploys Nation’s Largest Fleet of Autonomous Disinfection Robots to a School District

37 robots play crucial role in bringing students in New Mexico school district hard hit by COVID back into the classroom. Blue Ocean Robotics, the manufacturer of the autonomous disinfecting robot UVD Robots, which is equipped with UV-C light, announced today that it was selected by the Gallup McKinley County Schools (GMCS) in New Mexico to supply 37 of its…

Technology Award from American Society for Mechanical Engineers

Technology Award from American Society for Mechanical Engineers

UVD Robots, an autonomous disinfecting robot equipped with UV-C light, announced it has been selected to receive the prestigious Emerging Technology Award from the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in the field of robotics. While traditionally the award honors ascending technologies that are poised to transform their fields and the innovators behind them, according to ASME, the 2020 awards recognize innovations that are not only changing industries but also supporting society during COVID-19. Winners were celebrated in an ASME video announcement.

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