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Tuesday, April 17 2018 - 17:33
Avidbots bringing robots to the education market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
KITCHENER, Ontario, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

--Neo self-driving floor cleaning robot to be deployed at UAE University.

Avidbots Corp. today announced that United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) will 
be deploying the Avidbots Neo floor cleaning robot to improve the productivity 
of their cleaning teams, reduce costs, and promote robotics and innovation 
throughout the UAE.

The Avidbots Neo is a purpose-built floor scrubbing robot that integrates state 
of the art navigation technology with hardware that is designed for ease of 
use, longevity, serviceability, safety, and high productivity. 

"The Neo represents an innovative and cost-effective way to enhance the 
university environment," says Al Ain for UAE University. "Employing robots to 
help do more cleaning with less resources, meaning more efficient facilities 
management, is in line with our vision of leadership and innovation in higher 

The Neo is being supplied by the University's facilities management partner, 
Berkeley Services Group, through Avidbots' exclusive distributor in the United 
Arab Emirates (UAE), Al Yousuf Robotics. 

Neo will allow the University and Berkeley to demonstrate that they are at the 
forefront of innovative services, while enhancing the efficiency of their 
cleaning teams. The autonomous robot handles the repetitive and tedious task of 
cleaning large floor areas, reducing worker fatigue and enhancing job 
satisfaction. Neo is supported by an easy-to-use web portal that provides 
real-time and historical reporting, providing greater visibility into 
operations for cleaning teams.

"The UAE has always been at the forefront of embracing disruptive new 
technologies in the Gulf region," says Faizan Sheikh, CEO of Avidbots. "We are 
excited to work with our partners in the UAE to bring innovative robots to 
everyday life to expand human potential."

The Avidbots Neo is currently deployed on 4 continents, servicing some of the 
world's leading shopping malls, airports, education facilities, healthcare 
centers, manufacturing sites, and other commercial spaces. 

About United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Founded in 1976, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university 
enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE's 
flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality 
graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges. With a distinguished 
international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student 
support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched 
in the UAE. As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU 
works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges 
faced by the nation, the region, and the world. 

About Avidbots

Avidbots Corp. vision is to bring robots to everyday life to expand human 
potential. Its first product is the NEO self-driving floor scrubber, which is 
widely deployed and trusted by the world's leading facilities and building 
service contractors. As a 100% vertically integrated company headquartered in 
Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada, Avidbots offers comprehensive service and support 
to customers in Canada, the U.S.A., France, Norway, UAE, Singapore, Japan and 
Australia. For more information, visit 
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For further information: Julie Smutniak, Marketing Manager,, +1.226.791.7986

SOURCE: Avidbots