Adibot Ricoh

UBTech Robotics taps Ricoh for UV-C disinfection system services

Oct. 11, 2021
UBTech says its Adibot disinfection system, unveiled at CES 2021, provides hospital grade UV-C technology to disinfect air and surfaces against COVID-19. as well as other airborne pathogens and surface-dwelling bacteria.

UBTech Robotics, a global expert in intelligent humanoid robotics and AI technologies, and information management and digital services company Ricoh USA, Inc., have this month announced a partnership to combine the deployment and maintenance of UBTech's UV-C powered disinfection system, Adibot, across the U.S.

UBTech says its Adibot disinfection system, unveiled at CES 2021, provides hospital grade UV-C technology to disinfect air and surfaces against COVID-19. as well as other airborne pathogens and surface-dwelling bacteria.

Per UBTech Robotics:

The Adibot disinfection system provides a superior, effective solution against COVID-19 and all viruses to help businesses and schools safely re-open amid the pandemic. Adibot units combine the robotics and AI expertise from UBTech with UV-C technology that disinfects targeted surfaces and air by deactivating the DNA and RNA of harmful pathogens.


Available in stationary and autonomous models, AdibotS feature 360° UV-C light coverage with powerful disinfection capabilities to effectively inactivate harmful viruses and bacteria in 99.9 percent of air and surface areas.

Ricoh Service Advantage, that company's service and support offering, provides manufacturers with scalable technology support infrastructure, along with equipment lifecycle support, to meet customers’ needs.

John Rhee, senior vice president and general manager, UBTech North America, commented, “Partnering with Ricoh adds incredible value to our Adibot disinfection system, providing premium maintenance service and peace of mind to our customers. In addition to making tomorrow's technology accessible for everyone today, UBTech and Ricoh share a common goal of reducing widespread and toxic disinfection methods that are harmful to people, our ecosystem, and our environment."

By partnering with Ricoh, UBTech says it is able provide its customer base with a trusted source for servicing and maintaining the Adibot system. "The partnership brings people and technology together, creating a convenient and accessible path for deploying the absolute safest disinfecting system available," asserted the company's statement. "The Adibot system, backed by Ricoh’s service, is the smart solution to disinfecting schools, office buildings, sports venues, gyms, hotels, convention centers and more, bringing people safely together again.

Jim Kirby, vice president for Ricoh Service Advantage, concluded, “We’re committed to teaming with companies like UBTech to address their customers’ needs by providing the highest level of service and technical resources available to keep their automation running smoothly and help workplaces, schools and businesses remain clean and safe. UBTech’s UV-C disinfection technology is critical for a variety of organizations, and we’re thrilled to be working with them on this offering.”

For more information, visit www.ubtrobot.com

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