Tag: rwanda

  • UN sends five robots to Rwanda to detect coronavirus

    UN sends five robots to Rwanda to detect coronavirus

    A new type of robot has been sent to Rwanda by the United Nations in an effort to help detect coronavirus infections. The hardware for the robot was built by Chinese company UBTech Robotics, and the software was developed by Belgian company ZoraBots. ZoraBots says the new kind of robot help healthcare professionals, governments and…

  • UPS Foundation supports Ghana’s vaccine drone delivery network

    UPS Foundation supports Ghana’s vaccine drone delivery network

    The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have announced support for the expansion of a medical drone network into Ghana. Zipline, a California-based automated logistics company, will use drones to make on-demand, emergency deliveries of 148 high priority products including emergency and routine vaccines, blood products…

  • Trust Automation adds ‘revolutionary capture technology’ to robotic aircraft

    Trust Automation adds ‘revolutionary capture technology’ to robotic aircraft

    Trust Automation says it has provided critical engineering support in the development of the recovery system for Zipline International’s medical delivery drones. Trust Automation is a provider of standard and custom motors and controls as well as support system solutions. Trust Automation says it was instrumental in taking a concept provided by Zipline from drawing…