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Metal Hut – Lucky Bar by Robot 3 Studio

TweetPhoto © Deng Xi-XunEach ring road of Beijing is a rough division of social class. The invisible wall made up of power and wealth divides Beijing into pieces of fixed territories, some of which are inaccessible for majority of people in their whole life.Photo © Deng Xi-XunEach territory has a stable hierarchical structure and complicated codes. Design is the way to overcome the obstacles and crack the code.Photo © Deng Xi-XunHuoying is located in the “margin” of Beijing. As the reference...

Students jump-start hospitality innovation with Pepper the robot

Robert Barker/University PhotographyVighnesh Vatsal gives Pepper a hug as Patricia Oliveira looks on. Vatsal and Oliveiera, both doctoral candidates in engineering, were teammates competing in the Pepper Challenge.Rohit Verma, dean of external relations for Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, was laying out the ground rules for a one-of-a kind student business competition when a small, but crucial, participant unexpectedly chimed in.Nine teams, Verma said, would have five minutes each to...

Dancing robot waitresses, mermaids in a tank behind the till and IV bag cocktails: The world's wackiest bars revealed

The Sip 'n Dip Lounge in Great Falls, Montana, has 'mermaids' swimming in a glass tank behind the barThe Eternity bar in the Ukraine was built in a 65ft long coffin, made up of 1,060 cubic feet of pineThousands of bar-goers flock to the Baobab bar in South Africa to drink in its large hollow trunk By Sadie Whitelocks for MailOnlinePublished: 05:01 EDT, 2 June 2017 | Updated: 12:38 EDT, 2 June 2017 These wacky and wonderful bar interiors might cause you to feel intoxicated without a...

Room Service Orders Will Now Be Delivered By Talking Robots

Meant to increase productivity and to give customers a better experience in Singapore, Cali café & Bar has come up with a robot, called "COBIE" that will deliver room orders with the help of a talking robot.COBIE Worlds 1st Food Serving Robot at Cali cafe & BarSINGAPORE - June 6, 2017 - PRLog -- Robots are some of the tried, oldest, and true methods for getting work done without the use of manpower. Nowadays everyone can install robots for deliveries, and the reason has more to do...