​NTU researchers build disinfection robot to aid cleaners in COVID-19 outbreak


Published on : 15-Apr-2020

Researchers from NTU Singapore have developed a semi-autonomous robot that can disinfect large surfaces quickly. Named eXtreme Disinfection roBOT (XDBOT), it can be wirelessly controlled via a laptop or tablet, removing the need for cleaners to be in contact with surfaces, thereby reducing the risk of picking up the virus from potentially contaminated areas.

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8world, 14 Apr 2020
The Robot Report, 14 Apr 2020
The Engineer (UK), 14 Apr 2020
Tech Xplore, 14 Apr 2020
CNA Singapore Tonight, 14 Apr 2020, 10pm (live interview)
Lianhe Zaobao, 16 Apr 2020, page 9 
Chemical Engineering, 15 Apr 2020
Up News Info, 15 Apr 2020
Inventiva, 15 Apr 2020
Mashable, 16 Apr 2020
Biospectrum Asia, 16 Apr 2020
Outlook (India), 16 Apr 2020

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