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IIT Kanpur develops device that can disinfect room in 15 mins


Team Udayavani, Jul 16, 2020, 7:09 PM IST

IIT Kanpur has developed an ultraviolet sanitizing product named SHUDH that can disinfect a room in 15 minutes. It has been  developed by J. Ramkumar, Amandeep Singh and Shivam Sachan.

The smartphone operated Handy Ultraviolet Disinfection Helper or Shudh has six UV lights of 15 watts each that can be individually monitored from a distance.

It is said that the device has six lights and can be rotated up to 360 degrees. One can use the lights according to the size of the room which will disinfect the room in just 15 minutes.

Also, one can remotely control the on-off, speed and location of the product on a smartphone.Initial testing has proved that in its complete operation, the device can disinfect a 10 square feet room in 15 minutes

It can be used to prevent infection in hospitals, hotels, malls, offices, and schools.

 

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