Indian startup, Asimov Robotics, has developed robots to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic. These robots are deployed in some public spaces to help raise awareness of the virus. Moreover, the robots also hand out sanitizers, facemasks and napkins to bystanders.
Asimov Robotics is part of the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), which is the government nodal agency for entrepreneurship and incubation activities. The Indian government is working to find creative ways to raise awareness and fight the pandemic nationally.
Jayakrishnan T founded Asimov in 2012. He has about 25 years of experience in the IT industry and 13 years of experience in robotics. He established the company because he wanted to build robots that can work alongside humans.
There are 562 recorded cases of COVID-19 in India (March 25). On the 25th of March the nation announced that it will be on lockdown for the coming 21 days.
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