18 Apr 2020

Ridwan Kamil: AUMR Robot Must Be Implemented in West Java

BANDUNG, Telkom University – Telkom University had the opportunity to present the Autonomous UVC Mobile Robot (AUMR) robot innovation in collaboration with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) to the West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, in the Pakuan Building on Saturday (18/4).

In this presentation Emil, a well-known name for Ridwan Kamil welcomed the innovations that have been made by Telkom University, according to him, Telkom University (Tel-U) through the knowledge has made useful innovations during this COVID-19 pandemic.

“I welcome the innovation carried out by Telkom University that has created the Autonomous UVC Mobile Robot (AUMR) robot which can disinfect through ultraviolet light through remote control.” Said, Emil.

Emil said this tool is very suitable to be applied in government referral hospitals for handling COVID-19, to carry out disinfection without direct contact with people.

“Thank you to Telkom University for making this tool, I hope this tool will soon be implemented at the government referral hospital for handling COVID-19, and hopefully it can be immediately applied at Hasan Sadikin Hospital (RSHS).” He said.

In the pandemic period of COVID-19, Telkom University continues to innovate to assist the government in handling COVID-19, one of which is by making AUMR robots. This robot can be used for Disinfection & Sterilization in the Covid-19 isolation room without direct human intervention.

Rector of Telkom University, Prof. Dr, Adiwijaya said “Autonomous UVC Mobile Robot (AUMR) is the first AUMR Robot in Indonesia. Previously, similar tools were used in several countries, one of which is Denmark.

“This innovation is the result of the collaboration between Telkom University and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI).  It is also the first in Indonesia, and this tool has been clinically tested at the LIPI Biotechnology Laboratory.” He said.

Prof. Adiwijaya added that this robot has been tested at Pindad Hospital in Bandung and Wisma Atlet Jakarta and will soon be implemented in RSHS under the direction of the Governor of West Java.

“This tool has previously been tested at the athletes’ guesthouse in Jakarta, and thank God the response was good, and we will soon increase the production of this AUMR so that it will be implemented immediately in hospitals in West Java. We hope the innovations can be useful for this nation and we can immediately end the COVID-19 pandemic. ” He said.

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