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
The new barista at a cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, can prepare an order of six drinks in seven minutes.
"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."
Many consider robots to be the new solution to help humans reemerge in public and function in society safely.
The serving robot can make 60 different types of coffee and serves the drinks to customers at their seats.
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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