Software robots to take on more work in Asia as Covid-19 accelerates demand for automation, says UiPath

  • AI
  • Thursday, 18 Jun 2020

RPAs read documents and automatically input keyboard instructions – replacing repetitive, human labour. — SCMP

After living through China’s recent Covid-19 outbreak, primary schoolteacher Cookie Shan now sets an alarm at 8am and 7pm each day to remind students in her WeChat class group that they need to fill in their daily health declaration forms, indicating if they have a raised temperature or dry cough, some of the key symptoms of the deadly disease.

“When the alarm rings I send a message to their parents to fill in the forms and if I don’t get a reply I call them,” said the 25-year-old, who lives in Zhejiang province in eastern China. “It’s annoying to remind them [every day].”

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