RoboCof: Robot barista serves coffee in Moscow amid coronavirus

18 July 2020
2020-07-18 13:29

In Moscow, a robot barista lends a helping hand to coffee lovers who want to abide by social distancing rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. With its two robotic arms, the device can prepare various coffee drinks and milkshakes for park visitors who want to limit human contact. Having a robot serving drinks in crowded places like Zaryadye Park can reduce the risk of infections, park administrator said.

The park, which opened to the public in 2017, is situated some 200 meters east of the Kremlin along the Moscow River. it is also considered to be one of Moscow's best places to visit. Now, Russia has the fourth-largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world.

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