Robot that detects Covid-19 will help back to school

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The Chinese robot Benebot was presented, which detects symptoms of coronavirus in less than 3 seconds and will be present at the back to school

As part of the return to face-to-face classes, some measures have been developed that will help prevent a new outbreak of Covid-19.

Among these measures that have been taken in schools is the implementation of Benebot, a robot that detects the coronavirus.


According to EFE “in the Salesiano school, Querétaro, teachers and students have had the opportunity to carry out simulation tests.”

Benebot you will be able to detect symptoms in as little as three seconds. It is capable of analyzing micro signals in the human body such as a rash on the palate, oral herpes, sore throat, cavities, conjunctivitis, red rash and wounds.

How does it work?

Benebot It has medical grade cameras, temperature sensors and artificial intelligence software capable of evaluating health problems.

In addition to Covid-19, it can also detect other ailments such as the flu or chickenpox.

“Through its eyes, the robot checks the pupil’s eyesight. On the side of ‘Benebot’ the general data of the user is shown to be able to monitor it daily “


To measure a person’s temperature level, children must position their forehead to the robot’s head, which consists of a sensory box with precise infrared technology.

Or they could place their wrist in this area. It is not necessary for the little ones to remove the mask.

“To detect if there is a throat infection, infants must approach the robot and open their mouth so that the 4 industrial cameras that the device has to detect if there is any abnormality”

Benebot it can also be programmed to tell stories to children and play music. It is made of non-toxic materials. The Chinese robot is used in more than 40 countries.

In Mexico it is present in schools in the state of Querétaro, Puebla, Oaxaca and Mexico City.

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