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Vodafone Spain teams up with Altran and Intel for 'Robot Covid 5G' project

Thursday 28 January 2021 | 09:37 CET | News
Update: 1 February 2021 | 08:25 CET
Vodafone Spain has joined forces with numerous companies including Intel, Altran, Microsoft and Fivecomm to launch a project called Robot Covid 5G based on a self-guided autonomous vehicle ('sentinel robot') with image and temperature sensors to help control the actions of the public in the current pandemic scenario. The sentinel robot incorporates an image sensor with facial recognition to identify people who are not wearing a mask as well as a thermal camera to detect people with higher than usual body temperatures.

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[01/02/2021 08:25- Update: Corrects title to Intel. ]


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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Intel / Microsoft / Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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Fantastic! As a telemedicine entrepreneur, this capability fits in plans for COVID19 security w/I access control impacting vulnerable populations.
William Johnson @ 28/1/2021 - 11:15


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