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    5th Aug, 2020
  • The Mumbai Division of Central Railway (CR), designed a health assistant robot “Rakshak” that communicates between doctor and patient remotely.
  • The Robot was developed in-house at EMU (Electric Multiple Unit) car.
  • The main objective of building the robot is to avoid spreading of the COVID-19 virus among people.
  • The Robot can measure health parameters like temperature, pulse, and oxygen percentage and dispenser sanitizer automatic, infrared sensors.
  • It can also deliver medicines and food and can make 2-way video communication between the doctors and the patients.
  • The Robot can work up to 6 hours and can carry up to 10 Kilogram (Kg) of weight in its tray.

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