The application of instrumentation system on a contactless robotic triage assistant to detect early transmission on a COVID-19 suspect

Niko Azhari Hidayat, Prisma Megantoro, Abdufattah Yurianta, Amila Sofiah, Shofa Aulia Aldhama, Yutika Amelia Effendi


This article discusses the instrumentation system ofAirlangga Robotic Triage Assitant version 1 (ARTA-1), a robot used as a contact-free triage assistant for COVID-19 suspects. The triage process consists of automatic vital signs check-up as well as the suspect’s anamnesis that in turns will determine whether the suspect will get a specific care or not. Measurements of a suspect’s vital conditions, i.e. temperature, height, and weight, are carried out with sensors integrated with the Arduino boards, while a touch-free, hand gesture questions and answers is carried out to complete anamnesis process. A pdf format of the triage report, which recommends what to do to the suspect, will then be automatically generated and emailed to a designated medical staff. 


Automation; Covid-19; Infectious disease; Microcontroller; Public health



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