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How Alibaba’s Robot Could Replace Hotel Staff?

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Developed by Alibaba’s AI division, the robot porter features an autonomous navigation system to recognize and escape difficulties.

The robot also features a communications system to control elevators and a special technology to identify facial expressions.

How Alibaba’s Robot Could Replace Hotel Staff?
How Alibaba’s Robot Could Replace hotel Staff?

Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba has developed a robot porter that can actually be able to exchange dialogues and deliver food or laundry to hotel visitors.

Alibaba’s AI division developed robot features an autonomous navigation system to recognise and escape complications, a communications system to control elevators and facial-recognition skill.

The robot porter developed by Space Egg is about one metre in height, and it has an ability to move at a speed of up to one metre per second.

In a press statement, Lijuan Chen of Alibaba AI Labs, the group that made the Space Egg, said

“The robot would bridge the gap between guest needs and the response time that they expect.” Space Egg said in a statement.

It further stated, “the robot will be the ultimate assistant for hotel guests who want everything quickly and conveniently at their fingertips.”

With operations in over 200 countries and territories, Alibaba is the world’s largest retailer, one of the largest internet and AI (artificial intelligence) companies, one of the biggest venture capital firms, and one of the biggest investment corporations in the world.