How Robots Keep Humans Healthy in the Pandemic

It’s no secret that robotics and AI have been prominent themes for industries looking to adopt digital business practices in recent years. Notably, the pace at which many manual tasks were being replaced by machines led to widespread concerns that technological unemployment could create significant economic headwinds in the years to come. As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread across the globe, it became clear that robotics could play a key role helping to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus by maintaining social distancing.