With the number of infected in the country crossed the 1,000 mark while the community transmissions have been giving tough times for the respective state governments. In the wake of many health experts advising minimal human contact, offering world-class medication for the affected patients has become the main concern. Over which, one of the leading private software company in Tamil Nadu came with a prospective solution.
In a move of replacing the number of medical staff, Propeller Technologies, one of the Tiruchirappalli-based software company donated humanoid robots to the local government hospital. This fleet of robots will able to deliver food and medicines to the infected which would reduce the risk of infection to the medical staff. Besides which, the robots will also track the patients’ medical records from diagnosing to discharge.
#CoronavirusOutbreakindia | A private software company in Tamil Nadu has donated humanoid robots to a government hospital in the city for delivering medicines to patients at COVID-19 isolation wards. Watch
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Two 4-feet all prototypes, dubbed as ‘Zafi’ and ‘Zafi Med’ were tested successfully at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital on Sunday and is awaiting the district administration’s approval. Speaking over the prototypes, the CEO stated that the robots will be connected to the nurses and doctors stations while they need to be operated with a mobile phone and Android controller.