The five: robots helping to tackle coronavirus

Automatons have been chipping in with the effort to beat Covid, from disinfecting hospitals to delivering groceries

Singapore park-goers have been reminded of their social distancing obligations by Boston Dynamics’ yellow “dog”. The robot hound is equipped with numerous cameras and sensors, which it can use to detect transgressors and broadcast pre-recorded warnings. The authorities have reassured locals it is not a quadruped data-collection device.

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