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Introducing the Keenon UVD Robot 

 May 14, 2020

By  Mike Oitzman

Shanghai based Keenon Robotics, makers of the Peanut service robot, have released a new UVC light and disinfection spray autonomous mobile robot. The robot is designed to autonomously move around a hospital or other facility and perform various disinfection processes.

Keeon UVC Disinfection Robot

Keeon UVC Disinfection Robot (image courtesy of Keenon Robotics)

The AMR is called the UVC Disinfection Robot and leverages Keenon's mature AMR software and base hardware for this new solution. The company is reporting that the machine has already been deployed in 10+ hospitals in Shanghai.

The Keenon ​UVD Robot has dual disinfection capabilities including both UVC light cycle and an aerasol spraying unit. It's built on top of the Keenon autonomous mobile robot base which is a mature AMR solution.

The vehicle is also capable of elevator integration, enabling it to autonomously call an elevator to move between floors.

It features a ​8 hour runtime on a single charge and the UV light disinfection cycle take 15 minutes to disinfect a patients room.

About the author 

Mike Oitzman

Mike Oitzman brings 25 years of product management and product marketing experience to the role of publisher and editor for Mobile Robot Guide. Mike is a respected expert in the mobile robot market and is a frequent panel leader and speaker at events and tradeshows.

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