Hong Kong deploys robot to disinfect subway

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Published on March 23, 2020 - Duration: 01:00s

Hong Kong deploys robot to disinfect subway

In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, Hong Kong's subway operator MTR (Mass Transit Railway) deployed a fleet of mini-fridge-sized robots to help deep disinfect its trains and stations.


Hong Kong deploys robot to disinfect subway

Meet Hong Kong's disinfecting robot Subway operators have deployed a fleet of autonomous robots to clean trains amid the coronavirus outbreak (SOUNDBITE) (English) OPERATION DIRECTOR OF MTR CORPORATION, DR. TONY LEE, SAYING: ''We just have a hydrogen peroxide solution inside the robot we use the nozzle to spread the hydrogen peroxide in a mist form and if that concentration maintained in the environment for 15 minutes through the test that we have performed, we can guarantee that the environment with all the germs in that, in including the coronavirus will be totally killed." The robots can reach smaller areas and help humans avoid contamination The technology is normally used in hospitals and labs to help with deep disinfection

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