Armath India designed a remote-controlled wheelchair that delivers food and medicine to patients infected with COVID-19
In October 2019, an agreement was signed in Armenia, according to which Armath engineering laboratories were going to be implemented in India. Because of the pandemic, laboratories are now working remotely.
“Because of the state of emergency and the restriction of business trips, it was decided to conduct the first stage of training, a programming component, remotely. The training was held using accepted, convenient means of telecommunication, with previously developed methodology and tools. It was conducted by experienced Armath coaches Hayk Karapetyan and Gor Abrahamyan," - noted a representative of Armath.
In recent weeks, Armath India representatives said they are working on a robot to help patients with coronavirus. Work on the robot has already been completed. It was called HOSPICE. The robot is a remote-controlled stroller that can deliver food and medicine to patients infected with coronavirus, minimizing contact with them.
In an interview with 168.am, the head of the Armath India Pallav Shah spoke about the robot.
“The main goal of this robot is to provide patients with food and medicine. This will help reduce the burden on nurses and ensure safety and social distance for everyone else. This can reduce the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), which is difficult to find in the current situation. We are confident that this Armath India robot will cause a big change by reducing the costs of treating patients infected with coronavirus, as well as significantly reducing the level of infection among healthcare workers. It is already used in public and private hospitals and serves coronavirus infected patients and medical staff,” - noted Pallav Shah.