“The future is now! “You must have heard this quote quite often in the world of technology and this time you are going to witness such an advanced futuristic technology implementation in fast food restaurants. Just in the last month,China has introduced business jetpacks, security robots, and hi-tech trash cans , all coming full circle in what guarantees to be the pillar of the futuristic restaurant. You can experience this radiant future by making a beeline for Shanghai’s National Exhibition and Convention Center. Inside you’ll discover a KFC eatery, beautified in established Chinese-style,
You can experience this radiant future by making a beeline for Shanghai’s National Exhibition and Convention Center. Inside you’ll discover a KFC eatery, beautified in established Chinese-style, however planned with the assistance of Baidu to be totally computerized!
Image: The AI Robot named Dumi who takes orders at this futuristic restaurant .Source: The Sun
The above-shown image is the voice-activated robot named “Dumi”, who will take your food orders.This robot is sufficiently complex from inside to handle request changes and substitutions, however as indicated by the Nanfang “its makers admit the robot has trouble distinguishing between certain dialects and accents. Means, unfortunately, it can’t quite manage the English language yet. “Dumi” is the result of ten years of research and development into artificial intelligence by Baidu – Chinese biggest search engine and web services company. “Dumi” is the result of ten years of research and development into artificial intelligence by Baidu – Chinese biggest search engine and web services company.
Image Source: Shanghaiist
This is the insider view of this restaurant located in Shanghai’s National Exhibition and Convention Center. Decoration has been done in classical Chinese-style but equipped with all the latest technological advancements, thanks to Baidu.
Image Source: Shanghaiist
This restaurant features wireless charging stations that also enable the customer to stream music, and pay for their meals via mobile payment services including Baidu Wallet.
Image: Visitors taking selfie with Dumi. Image Source: Shanghaiist
This futuristic restaurant is being named “Original+” Why ? Read what Joy Wat, CEO of KFC China has to say about this:
” This name combines both the company’s “Original Recipe” chicken and innovative technologies.”
The Original+ concept store was opened on April 25,2016 and was visited and promoted by Chinese pop star Lu Han. He has been chosen to endorse this restaurant in China to attract “younger”, “hipper” millennials to dine at China’s favourite fast food chain, according to a report by Shanghaiist.
Image: Chinese Pop star Lu Han endorsing AI Robot based this futuristic Restaurant of KFC China. Source: Shanghaiist