How robots can help protect humans in a health crisis

French firms unveil specialist robots for deep cleaning and disinfection roles

France has led the development of many robots, from huge machines assembling cars to the humanoid ones slowly finding a place in care homes and centres for autistic children.

With Covid-19 limiting human contact, robots, which are immune to all but computer viruses, will do more.

At least, that is the hope of robot manufacturers, but they are realistic on the technical and financial limits.

Two French ...

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