Pandemic-Inspired Tech Innovations

“To effect change, there must be a stimulation of a magnitude that means companies cannot do anything but make bold decisions to survive. COVID-19 is that magnitude.” — Stuart Carlaw, chief research officer for technology analysis firm ABI Research

  • Japanese start-up Donut Robotics has devised a smart mask called C-Mask. It can be worn over fabric-based masks and connects to an app via Bluetooth, enabling it to transcribe speech to text messages that are sent via the user’s smartphone....

  • Meanwhile, Detroit-based Redcliffe Medical is marketing its own mask design. LEAF is a transparent device composed of medical-grade silicone...

  •  MIT created a robot designed to disinfect spaces by emitting UV light...

  • Another robot, StrikeForce, comes from XENEX Disinfection Systems uses a xenon lamp to generate bursts of high intensity ultraviolet light...

  • India’s TechMax - Sparshless solution, which allows touchless elevator unit operations. ..

  • Calif.-based FreshBytes the online ordering system allows customers to scan a QR device to view the menu, order and pay directly from a mobile device...

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RSK: I love this. Out of a bad situation people and innovation arise.



- - Volume: 8 - WEEK: 41 Date: 10/6/2020 8:10:33 AM -