Drones Deliver Vital Supplies and Fill Delivery Gap During Pandemic Use of unmanned aircraft is on the rise as health care facilities require ever more protective gear and medical supplies. With the promise of contactless delivery, drone developers can also bring relief to quarantined populations that struggle to find safe delivery of food and medical supplies and provide protection for delivery personnel.
Silver Lining to a Global Shutdown: Better City Air Quality Using satellite imagery, stationary sensors, and IoT air quality monitoring solutions such as the Bosch Micro-Climate Monitoring system, researchers are able to monitor air quality data from cities around the world. The real-time data provided by the sensors provides insights into the drastic—and positive--changes that have occurred from shelter-in-place restrictions during the pandemic.
Automation Testing Tools and Wearables Gear Up to Tackle Coronavirus Unknowns Data scientists and researchers are turning to robots, wearables, and data analytics to join the fight against COVID-19. Robots are helping to speed up test results, and sensor rings, watches, and wristbands are providing clues for early detection.
IoT Robots Take on a New Mission: Elder Health and Fitness Taiwanese-based ASUS is tapping into IoT solutions and developing companion-oriented robots as always-on-duty, affordable caregivers for the elderly.