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Pudu Robotics Debuts Afra C1 Cleaning Robot

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January 6, 2022

Pudu Robotics, which develops commercial service robots, has announced the new Afra C1 cleaning robot, marking its official entry into the commercial cleaning robot sector. The company said it seeks to explore applications of digital technology in hygiene and sanitation services. It showed off the robot at the CES 2022 event in Las Vegas.

Afra C1 is designed for several cleaning scenarios, including scrubbing, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, automatic water refilling and debris discharge. In addition, the robot can drive autonomously, enter/exit an elevator automatically, go through electronic gates and automatic gate passages, and perform multi-floor operations. The Afra C1 is equipped with a built-in roller brush, squeegee and removable dust vacuum that lets it adapt to various floor types in buildings and residences, including hard floors and soft carpet.

The company said Afra C1 offers multiple shell options that let it adapt to different settings and enhance the overall image and perception of cleaning services. The system also includes a 10.1-inch touch screen and support for custom operation panel heights and angles.

Pudu said it designed the robot to connect to various IoT devices, ranging from building elevators and e-gates to access control systems, communications, and upper-layer software. The connectivity capabilities aim to promote the standardization, digitalization and development of intelligent cleaning services, integral to smart building management, the company said.

In addition to the Afra C1, Pudu Robotics showcased its other service robots, including BellaBot (premium food delivery), KettyBot (delivery and reception robot), PuduBot (classic delivery robot for restaurants, hotels and offices), HolaBot (contactless delivery) and FlashBot (building delivery robot that can take the elevator).

Additional details are available at Pudu Robotics’ CES 2022 website here.


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