AI in Healthcare March 24, 2020
Dave Pearson

Some look like people in robot costumes. Some look like microwave ovens on wheels. All helped healthcare workers in Wuhan, China, avoid contracting COVID-19 while caring for hospitalized patients who had the illness.

The machines are the 14 robots that all but led operations at a field hospital in the city that is the Ground Zero of the raging global pandemic.

CNBC has the story in words and videos.

One quick clip shows the technology, developed by CloudMinds of Beijing, checking peoples’ temperature with infrared thermometry. When someone enters the hospital...