IBJ Podcast: This couple developed a robot that will kill coronavirus in your workplace




Diana Brugh is a microbiologist with experience working with bacteria- and virus-killing ultraviolet lights. Her husband, Jason Brugh, is one of the state’s foremost robotics experts. And together, they’ve created a coronavirus-killing robot that they’ve just moved into the market.

UVNinja Lux is the first product from the couple’s newest company, AutoBio Reduction. It moves around a workplace (after mapping the space) and uses ultraviolet let to kill bacteria and viruses.

Diana and Jason talks with podcast host Mason King about how they were able develop the product in just weeks, what it has been like working together, and what the robot costs. Plus, Diana explains her family’s experience with the coronavirus that helped motivate the project.

To learn more, check out IBJ reporter Anthony Schoettle’s story about AutoBio Reduction.

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