MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Downtown Miami luxury high-rise is now home to a COVID-killing robot.
It’s called the Xenex LightStrike UV ray robot.READ MORE: Florida House Set To Expand School Vouchers; Opponents: Expansion Would Shrink Public School Funding
It uses bursts of ultraviolet light to destroy the coronavirus and protect against other pathogens as well.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 5,645 New Cases, 67 Deaths Reported On Tuesday
Paramount Miami Worldcenter is the first residential skyscraper in the United States to have one.
“We wanted to bring this technology here into Paramount, use it within our amenities, so our residents would feel that they have great security here in our building,” said Paramount Miami Worldcenter CEO Daniel Kodsi.MORE NEWS: Florida Senate Sponsor Of Transgender Athlete Bill Sets It Aside
Paramount Miami Worldcenter and OneWorld properties also unveiled plans on Thursday to build the world’s first COVID-conscious hotel.