Amrita Develop Remote Controlled Robots to Help Health Workers During COVID-19

Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Lab, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, headed by Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam (Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication, School of Engineering, Amritapuri) has developed remote-controlled robots ANNAPOORNA, PRABHA and MARUTI for COVID-19 scenarios.

Amrita Develops "Prabha"- Ultraviolet Room Disinfection Tele-Operated Robot during COVID Pandemic

Prabha, a robot that cleans room by systematically disinfecting the area with UV light. It can clean a 12’X12’ room, killing any COVID-19 virus that may be lurking, in 30 minutes to one hour depending upon how many lamps are connected to it.

Amrita Develops "Bodhi"- Surveillance & PA System Self-Driving Robot during COVID Lockdown

Bodhi, a robot that can patrol streets during the lockdown and broadcast messages if necessary. Operated remotely via smartphone at up to a distance of 500 meters and fitted with a 360° camera, Bodhi was designed for use by police and security personnel.