Delivery robots for minimising close person to person contact

I&T Wish Delivery robots for minimising close person to person contact
(REF : W-0240)
Matched I&T Solution
Trial Project
Summary and Challenges This project aims to develop a robot for delivering objects such as meals, medications and documents to patient or people who are quarantined to minimize close person to person contact, and hence the risk of infection.
The robot shall be able to deliver objects to a designated area by a pre-set path in different environments and terrains such as in community, office environment and quarantine area. During the delivery, it shall be able to detour obstacles, prevent any collision and keep the payload in a good condition.
It shall be equipped with location tracking and status reporting functionalities. Besides, the robot shall be equipped with camera and speaker for communication between users and the operator.
Expected Outcome A robotics system shall be designed, developed, constructed, tested and commissioned with appropriate types of objects delivery, location tracking, status feedback and real-time communication with bac
Expected Trial Duration Mar 2020 to May 2020
Contact Information
I&T Wish Proposer:Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)
Contact Person:Mr CHENG Cheuk Tak
Position:Electronics Engineer/Electronic Technology Development/1
Tel: 2808 3285
Email: chengct@emsd.gov.hk
Publish Date 2020-02-25
Closing Date 2020-05-08