SEOUL, South Korea, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea’s largest telecommunications firm, introduced its second-generation GiGA Genie resort robotic, dubbed “N Bot,” has improved room service at Seoul’s Novotel Ambassador Dongdaemun Accommodations & Residences.
KT collaborated with Hyundai Robotics to improve the design and performance of its AI resort robotic. N Bot debuts on April 30 at Novotel Ambassador Dongdaemun, South Korea’s first AI resort, owned by KT Actual Property Inc.
KT’s GiGA Genie AI speaker and resort robotic sequence characteristic cutting-edge ICT applied sciences, together with area mapping, autonomous driving, and voice recognition. It started room deliveries of bottled water, towels and different facilities at company’ voice command or by way of contact display orders, in December final yr.
KT will search to additional commercialize alternatives by means of its AI robots and to broaden their utilization to different industries. It expects customers will particularly admire the robots amid efforts to cut back in-person service contact in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
KT’s head of AI enterprise Kim Chae-Hee mentioned, “KT will attempt to assist our clients take pleasure in higher comfort of their on a regular basis lives by making use of AI robotic providers in a greater variety of areas past accommodations, together with meals and drinks and workplace operations.”
Linked to an AI speaker, N Bot is able to seamless service to native and international company, from order to supply. At present, consumer interface is out there in Korean, English and Chinese language. Software in different languages can be potential.
N Bot’s design is upgraded to slimmer and extra streamlined than the first-generation robotic. The supply capsule is 1.5 occasions bigger in order that it may carry deliveries extra effectively. The motor and wheels have additionally been improved, growing the robotic’s pace by 40 p.c and its maneuverability round obstacles. Additionally, the battery lifespan is 30 p.c longer than the earlier model.
The primary-generation GiGA Genie resort robotic has been in service at Novotel Ambassador Dongdaemun for six months and made deliveries to its 211 rooms. Bottled water was probably the most frequent supply request between 10 p.m. and seven a.m., adopted by towels, slippers, tooth brushes, shampoos and physique cleansers. Most of these deliveries had been earlier than midnight with company saying they appreciated avoiding in-person room service late at night time.
Apart from amenity deliveries, Novotel Ambassador Dongdaemun makes use of its AI robotic for promotional occasions and different visitor actions.
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