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Lego-based robot sanitizer created at refugee camp

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Lego-based robot sanitizer created at refugee camp

Lego-based robot sanitizer created at refugee camp

Refugees at the Zaatari camp in Jordan have designed a robot prototype made from LEGOs, which automatically dispenses sanitizer to avoid contact with the bottle and help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Refugees build a robotic LEGO sanitizer Location: Mafraq, Jordan The prototype uses sensors to dispense antibacterial gel into an approaching hand avoiding physical contact and reducing risk Courtesy: © UNHCR The designers are trained in robotics and also teach other refugees (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) SYRIAN REFUGEE AND TRAINER AT ZAATARI INNOVATION LAB, MARWAN, SAYING: "The aim of building this robot is to serve the local and refugee community in Zaatari camp, and to make it available outside the camp locally and across Jordan." The camp is home to nearly 76,000 Syrian refugees over 40,000 of which are children




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