MSC Cruises’ robotic bartender.
- MSC Cruises’ new MSC Virtuosa ship will characteristic Rob, a robotic bartender.
- Like every human bartender, Rob can create customized drinks or one among its 16 signature cocktails.
- The spaceship-inspired bar and its robotic bartender took virtually six years to create, MSC stated.
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We have seen robotic smoothie makers, hamburger flippers, and salad crafters. Now, MSC Cruises has unveiled Rob, a humanoid robotic bartender.
Many cruise strains might have hit the pause button on main sailings, however that is not stopping them from designing revolutionary options that shall be showcased on journeys as soon as the business will get again to full steam. This consists of MSC Cruises, which created Rob for its latest Virtuosa ship.
The animatronic mixologist shall be stationed within the Virtuosa’s MSC Starship Membership and MSC Starliner One, the brand new ship’s spaceship-inspired bar.
Rob’s conception got here from the need to make use of new know-how to create a novel onboard house, particularly a “futuristic immersive leisure lounge,” in line with the cruise line. And nothing says “futuristic” like a robotic bartender working in an area embellished with holograms and digital artwork.
MSC Cruises has been creating Rob and the MSC Starship Membership for nearly six years, effectively earlier than Covid-19 and the ensuing emphasis on contactless facilities.
To create the distinctive house, the cruise line labored with folks specialising in inside design, robots, automation, and “leisure and digital expertise”.
Similar to any human bartender, Rob shall be answerable for creating each boozy or non-alcoholic drinks, whether or not or not it’s one among its 16 signature cocktails or a personalised drink.
Visitors excited by a Rob-made cocktail can order their drinks at a “digital cockpit.” Rob will then put together each part of the order – from pouring to garnishing – utilizing a few of its over 40 elements.
Rob the robotic bartender.