Two years ago, Puthvibol Vathana witnessed a traffic accident on a street in Phnom Penh. He helped the victim to safety but could only wait in horrible suspense for an ambulance to arrive.
He may be silent and his moves mechanical but he can pull you a pint without the slightest concern about contamination – meet Beer Cart, the robotic barman serving beer in Seville.
Watching from afar as much of the world was brought to its knees by the coronavirus, African scientists, engineers and innovators have turned to home-grown solutions to prepare for the worst case scenario.
As long, jostling queues formed outside liquor stores in India during the easing of a coronavirus lockdown, Karthik Velayutham found a way to maintain social distancing – by building a robot to shop for him.
Senegalese engineering students are throwing themselves at the West African state’s growing coronavirus problem with inventions such as automatic sanitiser dispensers and medical robots.
While schools are still closed and distance learning become commonplace, children are spending more time indoors with gadgets than they ever did before.
With much of the world adapting to new hygiene practices and social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic, online grocery store Delishop.Asia has introduced a contactless delivery service and online payment options.
To assist frontline doctors at the Ministry of Health who are working closely with patients and quarantined people to monitor their health, a young Cambodian team has developed an app just for the purpose.
Young Cambodian engineers at ArrowDot Co Ltd, a company involved in automation, electronics, and industrial robotics, have invented a new device that provides oxygen and support for patients who need respiratory assistance for the n
In light of the global shortage in personal protective equipment (PPE), a social enterprise specialising in designing and manufacturing affordable agricultural tools, Agri-Smart Cambodia, is on a mission to produce cheap and accessi