5G network controlling coronavirus robot

2020-03-05     StarDaily

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A Chinese tech company has deployed an army of 5G-controlled robots to help battle the coronavirusoutbreak in China – and their human operators don't even have to be in the same city.

The flu-like disease has so far infected 80,430 people, with more than 3,000 people dying since the disease broke out in Wuhan, central China.

AgileX Robotics, a Guangdong-based tech company, has now invented a mini-rover – equipped with cameras and rotating nozzles to spray disinfectant on the streets – as an innovative approach to reduce cross infections among the public.

The anti-bacterial robots can be controlled by phones more than 2,000 kilometres away using the country's huge 5G network – the largest of its kind.

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The robot can carry out a two-hour sanitation work without charging