Face Masks 2.0 Add IoT for Airflow, COVID-19 Detection Companies are finding innovative ways to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. From improving functionality to incorporating test capabilities, face masks are transforming as they level up to smart masks.
Mighty Buildings Uses 3D Printing to Rapidly Craft Affordable Homes The pandemic crisis has heightened the need for housing and shelter projects to move as quickly as possible to completion. Using 3D printing, robotics, and automation, Mighty Buildings has created an innovative composite material and can create the curved shell of an energy-efficient, turnkey house in just 24 hours at a cost of approximately $115,000.
UV Lighting Solution Provides Air and Surface Defense for Safer Public Spaces New UV lighting options promise to deactivate COVID-19 germs instantly while operating continuously in offices, restaurants, schools, and other indoor areas. By using a lower irradiance level, the technology is expected to kill germs and be safe for human skin and eyes.
Public Transportation Systems Roll Out Telematics, UV for Safer, Cleaner Rides Transit systems are struggling to recover from low ridership as a result of the pandemic. As people begin to venture out, public transportation agencies are turning to IoT technologies to provide cleaner vehicles and more detailed ride-related information to encourage social distancing.
Autonomous Robots Armed with UV Light Join Fight Against COVID-19 Disinfecting strategies that use chemical-based cleaners put workers at risk of infection, are time consuming, drain resources, and can be impractical for frequently used rooms. Now, robots with UV lights are disinfecting public areas more efficiently and safely.
Sterilization Nation: Airlines, Hotels Turn to UV-light, Robotics to Fight COVID-19 Electrostatic sprayers and UV-light sanitation systems provide airlines and hotels with high-end disinfection procedures, easing corporate and consumer cleanliness concerns. IoT technologies, robotics, and classic chemistry will allow airlines and hotels to reopen safely and efficiently amid the COVID-19 pandemic.