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Sewak- Robot for Medical Use

Sewak is a safe alternative for the hospital staff like medical professionals and health workers taking care of the COVID-19 patients in the quarantine centres and hospitals. Sewak can be teleoperated by the hospital staff from a remote location to navigate the robot in the quarantine zone and distribute food, water, medicine etc. to the affected persons. Audio facility provided in the robot facilitates two-way communication between the patient and the hospital staff. Operational distance is about 30-50m (can be extended). The robot gets power from maintenance free rechargeable batteries and can work continuously for 5 hours on full charge. It has a capacity of 30 Kgs.

Sector: Healthcare & Pharma

Focused Area: Medical assistance robot

Contact Info:

Academia Involved: Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIR), Bengaluru

Industry Name: M/s Larsen & Toubro Limited

Industry Location: Bengaluru

Funding Agency: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)