Robot reminds visitors of safe distancing measures in Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

As part of the two-week trial, Spot will be deployed over a 3km stretch in the River Plains section of the park during off-peak hours, and it will be accompanied by at least one NParks officer.

NParks is also deploying 30 drones to detect visitorship at selected parks and nature areas.

In addition, the Safe Distance At Parks portal lets the public find parks near them, as well as check the crowd situation at the parks before making their way there.

The Spot robot is also currently on trial at the Changi Exhibition Centre community isolation facility, which houses patients with mild symptoms, to help deliver essential items such as medicine to patients.

Similar robots will be deployed at Pandan and MacRitchie reservoirs.

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