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Automated Bartender Kegs

The Robokeg Recommends Drinks Before Serving Them and Charging You

— July 11, 2013 — Tech
Instead of waiting in a long line for a beer, users of Robokeg can simply swipe their wristband to get a pint from the automated bartender. Robokeg is a beer keg that acts as a bartender by recommending drinks, automatically charging users and smoothly dispensing brews.

To use Robokeg, all you have to do is load up your credit card and driver licence before entering the venue. When you're ready for a beer, you can tap your wristband on a NFC reader and get a drink poured for you. Robokeg then charges your credit card so that you don't have to worry about taking out your wallet.

In addition to being amazingly convenient, Robokeg is also integrated with social media. Users can automatically tweet what they're drinking after ordering a beer.
Trend Themes
1. Automated Bartending - Automated bartending systems like Robokeg are disrupting traditional bar experiences, providing convenience and efficiency.
2. Contactless Payment - The integration of contactless payment systems, such as tap-to-pay wristbands, in automated bartender kegs like Robokeg, streamlines transactions and eliminates the need for physical wallets.
3. Social Media Integration - Automated bartender kegs with social media integration, like Robokeg, enable users to share their drink choices and experiences, extending the social aspect of drinking.
Industry Implications
1. Hospitality - The hospitality industry can leverage automated bartender kegs to enhance customer service, reduce wait times, and optimize revenue streams.
2. Payment Solutions - Payment solution providers have an opportunity to develop innovative contactless payment systems tailored for automated bartender kegs and similar automated service devices.
3. Social Media Marketing - Social media marketing agencies and platforms can collaborate with automated bartender keg manufacturers to optimize social media integration and help brands tap into the online drinking culture.
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