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Robot Rakshak

2nd September, 2020 Science and Technology

Context: Health assistant Robot Rakshak designed by Railways can remotely communicate between doctor and patient

More Information:

  • In the fight against the spread of Covid 19 pandemic, the Railways has designed a health assistant Robot Rakshak which can remotely communicate between doctor and patient.
  • The medical aid robot is able to measure health parameters such as temperature, pulse, oxygen percentage.
  • It can also provide medicines, food to the patients and make a two-way video communication between the doctor and the patient. It can move in all directions at all levels with a range of remote operations up to 150 meters.
  • With a full charge battery, the Rakshak robot can work continuously for 6 hours and can carry up to 10 kg of weight in its tray.
  • It is based on Wi-Fi and therefore does not require any mobile data.
  • It also operates with an Android mobile application.

Reference: http://newsonair.com/News?title=Health-assistant-Robot-Rakshak-designed-by-Railways-can-remotely-communicate-between-doctor-and-patient&id=398769