Here’s how develop countries is using tech to tackle COVID-19
- Emerging technologies are being deployed all across Asia to help fight the corona virus outbreak.
- China are using robots to disinfect hospitals and deliver medical supplies.
- In Singapore, government data has enabled detailed mapping of the outbreak and in South Korea, authorities are tracking potential carriers using cell phone satellite technology.
- Questions have been raised as to how this innovative use of data may affect privacy.
Disinfecting drones. Talking robots. Artificial intelligence that can scan thousands of medical images in a flash.
These are just some of the technologies rolled out by Asian countries including Singapore and China to contain the corona virus pandemic that has killed more than 6,500 people worldwide.
Published: 9th April, 2020