Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 16th March 2023 Issue no. 1056
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Avidbots launches Neo 2, the next generation in robot floor scrubbers
Avidbots has announced the launch of Neo 2, its next-generation autonomous robot floor scrubber platform. Created to be the industry standard, Neo 2 has been engineered from the ground up to be the highest in quality, reliability, and serviceability with industry-leading technology and software, says the Ontario, Canada-based company.
According to a recent survey, 80% of US businesses consider cleanliness and sanitation their top concern when managing the risk of Covid-19 to employees, customers, and the public. For those businesses, Neo 2 is coming at the right time. In fact, Avidbots has seen a 100% increase in demand since the pandemic reached North America.
Designed for cleaning and sanitising vast commercial spaces with hard-flooring, Neo 2 offers organisations the opportunity to free up cleaning staff to focus on high-touch areas as well as ensuring a consistent cleaning experience. Many businesses (80%) expressed concern about the ability of their dedicated cleaning staff to comprehensively clean against Covid-19.
Featuring best-in-class technology integration, Neo 2 is powered by the Avidbots AI Platform and features a 14 sensors, resulting in 360 degrees visibility and advanced obstacle avoidance. Coupled with advanced diagnostics and the proprietary Avidbots Command Center, Neo 2 operates with minimal human intervention, delivering maximum uptime and repeatability due to leading-edge automation.
Moving at speeds up to 1.35m/4.43ft per second, Neo 2 cleans and sanitises more effectively and efficiently than humans, allowing the cleaning team to focus on other areas while Neo 2 takes care of the floors.
With increased needs for disinfection in the ‘new normal’, Neo 2 will soon offer a disinfectant add-on with capacity to disinfect high-touch 3-D surfaces.
"We are excited to launch Neo 2 as the next iteration of our world-leading autonomous, floor-scrubbing robot platform," says Faizan Sheikh, CEO and co-founder of Avidbots. “Building on the great success of the previous version, Neo 2 delivers a quality, reliable, and measurable floor-cleaning solution to commercial spaces.
"In a time when businesses need consistent, high-quality cleaning, and disinfecting, Neo 2 offers a smart answer for companies needing to reassure customers, partners and employees alike."
Pablo Molina, chair, CTO, VP of product and co-founder of Avidbots, adds: "As a robotics-first company, we're proud to release the next generation of Neo, setting a new standard for floor cleaning robots as we continue to bring robots to everyday life to expand human potential."
Avidbots provides robotics solutions to some of the world's biggest companies across manufacturing, warehousing, education, healthcare, airports, retail and beyond, such as DHL, Singapore Changi Airport, and 3M.
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