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South Korea is slowly transitioning from intensive social distancing rules towards what the government calls "distancing in daily life"

Get Your Coffee Made by This Shop's New
Robot Barista

By Carly Figueroa Published on 6/3/20
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The new barista at a cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, can prepare an order
of six drinks in seven minutes.

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"Here is your iced Americano, please enjoy.
It's even better
if you stir it."

After containing
the COVID-19 outbreak which infected more than 11,000 people
and killed 267,
South Korea is transitioning from intensive social distancing rules towards what
the government
calls "distancing
in daily life."

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Many consider robots
to be the new solution
to help humans reemerge in public and function
in society safely.

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The serving robot can make 60 different types
of coffee and
serves the drinks
to customers at
their seats.

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The manufacturer,
Vision Semicon, developed the barista robot with a state-run science institute.
Their goal is to supply
at least 30 cafes with similar robots in 2020.

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