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Abu Dhabi Airports introduces cutting-edge bot tech to fight Covid-19

Abu Dhabi Airports bot technology
The new CoDi BOT UGV is an unmanned ground vehicle designed and built by Marakeb Technologies to disinfect the surfaces

Abu Dhabi Airports has collaborated with Tawazun Strategic Development Fund to launch the new CoDi BOT UGV, media reports said. The new CoDi BOT UGV is an unmanned ground vehicle designed and built by Marakeb Technologies.

Marakeb Technologies is an affiliate of Tawazun Strategic Development Fund. Abu Dhabi Airports has introduced the new technology as a measure to deal with the Cover-19 pandemic and the curb the spread in the best way possible. This measure is in line with the directives of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, who is the chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports.

The CoDi BOT UGV is a cutting-edge technology with three primary functions. It targets virus stains on surfaces with germicidal UV rays, screens individuals through thermal infrared monitoring, and disinfect areas using special liquid cleaning agents, media reports said.

Abdulla Nasser Al Jaabari, the Head of Tawazun Strategic Development Fund and Chairman of Marakeb Technologies, told the media, “we are pleased to support Abu Dhabi Airports’ advanced vision. This collaboration stems out from our commitment to enable and invest in promising national SME’s such as Marakeb. We are proud to have the opportunity for Marakeb Technologies to display its capabilities to provide an advanced solution through technologies towards effort to fight COVID19.”

Established in 2006, Abu Dhabi Airports is a joint-stock company wholly owned by Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company. With the new partnership, Marakeb Technologies will be able to demonstrate its technological capabilities in an effort to fight the pandemic.

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