In the past few weeks, we have covered a whole host of robots that can help with disinfecting hospitals/businesses, enforcing social distancing, and reducing the spread of COVID-19. Southern Denmark University (SDU) researchers have managed to build an automatic robot to take mouth swabs to test humans for COVID-19.
In just four weeks, a team of robotic researchers from @SyddanskUni has succeeded in developing a fully automatic robot to carry out mouth swabs to test humans for Covid-19 using among others our cobot to do the trick #Covid19 #SDUtech #LifeLineRobotics #WeAreRobotHeroes pic.twitter.com/JIp3CIen0Z
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Computer vision was used to find the right movement for each throat. The below video shows it in action: