Considering the reminders of the novel COVID-19’s colossal impacts, governments have acquainted a few arrangements with secure the social orders. One such approach presented by the Texas government for Dallas airport has been ‘Smart Bathrooms’. These smart bathrooms will be the upgraded to reflect perhaps the best utilization of technology ever.
These restrooms will incorporate everything from monitors to UVC lights to improved cleaning strategies. Smart bathrooms establishment is one of the significant move by Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) alongside different enhancements. This will help prevent the spread of the Covid among explorers as there is likely an extra danger while getting to and from the plane even with a veil on the face.
The restrooms will incorporate screens outside to tell individuals the number of stalls available, so travelers won’t need to stand by inside the restricted space and lights over the stalls will fill in as indicators, so the users won’t have to contact an entryway handle, or thump.
Not only this, but sensors in the bathrooms will also be introduced to keep a check of the total number of people moving in and out of the bathroom. Reports state that these sensors will also keep a check if the toiletry items such as soap, towel, and toilet paper are keeping low and will alert the concerned crew members of the same.
The main aim of the airport authority is to make the best use of technology to transform the whole airport. For that; according to the reports, DFW will also be upgrading its HVAC (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system with UVC lighting.
“DFW is adding new technology to help purify the air and sanitize surfaces at the airport. Over the next few months, Ultraviolet C (UV-C) lighting is being installed in our terminal HVAC systems to purify the air and help prevent the spread of the virus”, DFW Airport quoted in a tweet.
Prevention is better than cure is what everybody should follow during this pandemic. As the unlocking guidelines have been observed throughout the past days, the number of coronavirus cases has also increased. In that matter, DFW has introduced certain guidelines, including face masks as well as the sanitation process to be strictly followed by the travellers as well as the authorities to ensure safety and decrease the risk of the virus spread.
Although the number of travellers, i.e. 8, 67,105 is very low as compared to last year number of 2.5 million to the airport, also, if pandemic phase, is taken into consideration, this number can also create a perilous circumstance questioning the safety at the airport.
“Since January, DFW Airport has been committed to enhanced sanitation and safety measures,” Ken Buchanan, executive vice president of revenue management at the airport, said in a written statement according to Fox News. “Now that more customers are returning to airports, we’re asking that everyone do their part to create the safest travel experience possible.”