SESTO HealthGUARD, the Autonomous Mobile Disinfectant Robot

By : Krishna Anindyo | Wednesday, May 20 2020 - 17:40 IWST

SESTO Robotics (Photo by SESTO Robotics - Home | Facebook)
SESTO Robotics (Photo by SESTO Robotics - Home | Facebook)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Singapore - Leading autonomous mobile robot company SESTO Robotics has launched a dual-function Autonomous Mobile Disinfectant Robot - SESTO HealthGUARD. Addressing the urgent need for tiptop hygiene standards and minimum environment infection risk during COVID-19, the robot can efficiently and effectively disinfect facilities 24-hour, round-the-clock, with its dual functionality, eliminating 99.99% of bacteria, germs and viruses. 

SESTO HealthGUARD is designed to self-navigate and manoeuvre around tight places, avoiding obstacles and people, making it suitable for many indoor facilities. Proudly made in Singapore, the robots are currently in production and ready for deployment. SESTO autonomous mobile robots are versatile and safe, and automate labour-intensive and repetitive tasks in healthcare and manufacturing facilities.

“There are no “off-days” or “after hours” for viruses. Our self-navigating, fully-autonomous SESTO HealthGUARD is ready for round-the-clock thorough facility disinfection. Applying our knowledge in deep-tech and robotics, the team at SESTO Robotics hopes to accelerate public health and safety with innovation and technology,” said Mr Ang Chor Chen, Chief Executive of SESTO Robotics. Wednesday (5/13/2020).

Powered by SESTO’s proprietary user interface, operators can easily set up cleaning missions, schedules and deployment on a tablet or laptop. This means operators can conveniently change and update the robots’ cleaning routine as necessary.

The robot provides an industry-leading utilisation rate of up to six hours on a single charge, auto-returns to its charging station when required and battery hotswap in less than five minutes.

Responding to the growing concerns around environmental infection and community spread with the outbreak of COVID-19 in Singapore and around the world, the team at SESTO Robotics conceptualised the product in less than four weeks, integrating the disinfectant unit on its industry-adopted mobile robot platform.

The proof-of-concept was rolled out in mid-April to much interest across industries ranging from retail malls, bus operators, hotels and healthcare facilities.

Manual cleaning and disinfection may be inadequate and subject to human error, especially in large spaces. During operational hours with human traffic, SESTO HealthGUARD can disinfect the environment with hospital-grade disinfectant from its multi-nozzle sprayer, eliminating 99.99% of bacteria, germs and viruses.

The multi-nozzle sprayer targets high-touch surface areas and enables facilities owners and operators to disinfect large surfaces more efficiently and thoroughly.

Also equipped with six UV-C (254nm) high-output germicidal lamps, SESTO HealthGuard effectively disinfects an area of 100 square metres in approximately 45 minutes. Its UV-C light delivers a powerful intensity to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria, germs and viruses. At 254nm wavelength, its short-length UV will break the molecular bonds within micro-organisms, thereby destroying them.

A mid-size indoor facility – mall, hotel, healthcare centre – of around 100,000 square feet can be disinfected within 24-hours using three or four SESTO HealthGUARD robots.

“With Singapore stepping up the cleaning protocol to ensure the safety of all Singaporeans, this means higher reliance on a cleaning workforce which translates to a heavier workload and responsibilities for the cleaning team. SESTO HealthGUARD provides assurance to the operators, cleaning team and members of the public. While alleviating the additional workload of the cleaning team during COVID-19, it allows facility operators to increase the facility cleaning routine and frequency to stay ahead of such public health risk factors,” added Ang.

News Comment

Today's Industry

GoTo is a blend of Gojek and Tokopedia. (Photo: republika.co.id)

Rabu, 30 November 2022 - 19:35 WIB

GoPay's Dominance Drives Consistency in GOTO's Financial Business Segment Growth

The financial services business segment, namely GoTo Financial owned by PT GoTo Gojek Tokopedia Tbk (GOTO), recorded impressive business growth consistency. This is reflected in GoPay's dominance…

The President Director of PT Honeywell Indonesia, Roy Kosashi, clarified many kind of leading technology for Indonesia’s New Capital City, in Jakarta on Tuesday (29/11/2022). (Photo: PT Honeywell Indonesia)

Rabu, 30 November 2022 - 19:28 WIB

Honeywell Ready to Support Indonesia’s New Capital City with Sustainability Technologies and Solutions

Honeywell announced today that it is Ready Now to support the Nusantara Capital Authority (OIKN) in realizing their goal of making a sustainable and smart forest city. OIKN is the government…

Gibu Mathew, Vice President and General Manager in Asia-Pacific (APAC) in Zoho Corp. (special)

Rabu, 30 November 2022 - 11:22 WIB

How to Make SaaS Work for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Southeast Asia's digital transformation has been impressive as the region is now poised to reach a projected digital economy worth USD360 billion by 2025. With digitalisation, the region bore…

PT Dharma Polimetal ("Dharma Group") Triputra Group automotive component manufacturing company.

Senin, 28 November 2022 - 12:15 WIB

DRMA Remains Optimistic 2023 Automotive Still Rises, Targets Sales Up 20%

PT Dharma Polimetal Tbk (“DRMA”), a listed company engaged in automotive component manufacturing business sees the prospects for the automotive business in 2023 will still remain promising.…

Alvara Research

Sabtu, 26 November 2022 - 06:20 WIB

Turnover Rises High, Culinary MSMEs No Problem Paying OFD Platform Commissions

Online food delivery (OFD) services have accelerated the growth of food and beverage (F&B) MSMEs in Indonesia by 1.9 times faster compared to offline sales. OFD platforms enable MSMEs to have…