Engineering students in Karnataka develops 'automatic guided vehicle' to supply food, medicines to COVID patients

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The name of this vehicle is Pradhaaya which means -- meant to serve. As per  the report, the AGV is capable of delivering food and medicine to the patients by maintaining minimum contact.

 

In view of COVID-19 situation, a team of engineering students of Hubli's KLE Technological University has developed an automatic guided vehicle (AGV) to supply food and medicines to coronavirus patients.

The name of this vehicle is Pradhaaya which means -- meant to serve.

While seeing the difficulties faced by the frontline warriors in COVID-19 wards, students had taken the charge to developed this automatic guided machine.

The team of students asserted that the AGV is capable of delivering food and medicine to the patients by maintaining minimum contact.

As per the News Agency ANI report, the vehicle operates on wireless technology and is equipped with obstacle detection. Once you press the button, it will serve the food/medicine and then come back to the station. It also has auto and manual modes.

It can carry a load up to 10 kg and it is capable of delivering food and medicine for the whole day in just one charge.
The machine works automatically like a robot. The program has already been fed in the machine. 

 

With inputs from ANI

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