Contamination-seeking drones - IBM Patent 9447448.
Stay back and let the drones do the dirty work. Patent 9447448 makes cognitive drones able to inspect and decontaminate places so humans don’t have to. The drones’ on-board AI system can now collect and analyze samples so it can identify and clean up any bacteria or outbreak. So instead of turning into a zombie or a mutant or whatever, you can stay out of harm’s way.
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