The first robot bartender is finally among us and its name is Mr. Asahi. The robot is currently on tour for Japanese beer makers Asahi and it just made its public debut at Selfridges in the UK. The beer-making company plans to sell the booze-serving bot for almost $200,000. And just in case you’re wondering, I think the bot only serves Asahi beer at this juncture and for me, that’s not fun.
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This is Asahi’s first prototype. It was less advanced and it was a robot bartender made for home.
Mr. Asahi (UPDATE)
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