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KT and Dal.Komm showcase AI robot café

KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, and Dal.Komm Coffee, Korea’s first robot café franchise, have showcased “b;eat 2nd Evolution (b;eat2E)”, the second version of the AI robot cafe in Europe.

The world’s first 5G-connected robot cafe, developed by Dal.Komm, captured attention from entrepreneurs and innovators around the world. The b;eat2E is powered by KT’s AI solution, GiGA Genie.

The robot barista is backed by KT’s 5G network and uses a robot arm to autonomously provide 47 tailored drinks.

It can communicate directly with customers, taking voice orders, recommending drinks, answering questions and even waving its arms to passers-by.

Dal.Komm’s original b;eat could take orders only through the café’s mobile app controlled by KT’s control station.

KT is now working on the next upgrade. It will have even higher image recognition ability so to identify customers’ faces, analyse their behaviour and provide more tailored services.