Sponsored: Rise of the machines: how robots could lead the way in decontaminating our shared spaces

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The UV-D Robot uses UV-C light to kill 99,999% of pathogens autonomously, making it unnecessary for humans to expose themselves to potentially contaminated areas. Picture: Nexmed healthcare solutions
The UV-D Robot uses UV-C light to kill 99,999% of pathogens autonomously, making it unnecessary for humans to expose themselves to potentially contaminated areas. Picture: Nexmed healthcare solutions

Technology is at the forefront of helping people globally adjust as we all navigate the new normal. Nexmed Healthcare Solutions, the strategic partner to UV-D Robots and GoBe Robots for sub-Saharan Africa, is bringing some of the most cutting edge of these new technologies here.

Among those that have arrived is the UV-D Robot. It is able to decontaminate 18 000m² in two-and-a-half hours – that’s two-and-a-half football pitches in less time than it takes to play two football matches.

With the current pandemic severely overstretching hospitals and making our shared spaces no-go areas, an intervention such as this is a game-changer.

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