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ViuTV Wars #56: Will a Higher Body Temperature Effect the Immune System?

Professor Poon and Mark Mak, the Co-founders of Roborn, were interviewed by ViuTV’s “Today’s Epidemic” to introduce how Roborn’s 5G epidemic prevention smart robot with cruise system and artificial intelligence technology can detect human body temperature more quickly and accurately. It will help out in tracking related cases of suspected patients with the novel coronavirus and reduce the risk of community transmission.

MFD Academy: Epidemic Prevention Robot

Eden Lu, the Co-founder of Roborn, was interviewed by Metro Finance’s MFD Academy. He talked about the story of the 5G epidemic prevention smart robot named PEP300, and how it took the team 15 days, 20 hours each to develop the robot altogether. The temperature detecting robot is engaged with agility in deployment that demonstrates Techanization™. It is a concept advocated by Roborn, which is about integrating modern technology into ecologies.

China Daily: Robots on the front line in the war against COVID-19

Roborn’s PEP3000 has been on duty as frontline workers screening out potential coronavirus patients by temperature decetion at the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department in Kowloon Bay since early March. PEP3000 uses artificial intelligence to support teams of human workers assigned to do everything they can to contain the spread of the disease. The team reckoned that temperature measurement in public areas will be a new norm for every person and place of business even after this global health crisis.

HKET: Epidemic Prevention Robot Detects People with Fever All around

The body temperature detection robot developed by Roborn was tested at prisons in the Correctional Services Department as well as the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department. At the highest peak, nearly a thousand people passed by the entrance and not a single person was missed. At present, the robot is being used at 3 NGOs, a medical centre and the EMSD.

SCMP: What recession? Hong Kong start-up sees boon making robots that take body temperatures amid coronavirus pandemic

Roborn has produced a robot that measures body temperature. Once someone’s forehead area temperature exceeds a threshold, data will be sent to an operational centre of the robot’s owner for a fast response or follow-up. Roborn’s artificial intelligence software allows the robot to focus on a person’s head for temperature checks, unlike some products in the market which would trigger an alarm even when someone walks past holding a hot object.

TVB News Innovation GPS: Fever Detection Robot

Roborn’s PEP3000 was featured on TVB News’ special segment Innovation GPS. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Roborn developed PEP3000 , a 5G epidemic prevention smart robot which can detect body temperatures of multiple people at the same time. The program highlights key features of PEP3000, including agility in deployment, accurate temperature detection from foreheads, and capturing of images of suspected patients and close contacts nearby for tracking.