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iCandy: Better Robot Bartenders and More Tipsy Tech

Also featuring a bordeaux battery, autonomous brewmasters and cork-less wine pours

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iCandy: Better Robot Bartenders and More Tipsy Tech
Photo: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Photo: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters
Come in, sit down, and chat with the bartender at the Robots Bar and Lounge in Ilmenau, Germany. Carl, the humanoid barkeep, will engage you in a short conversation and then help a human bartender prepare you a nice cocktail. Made from parts of discarded industrial robots, Carl wears a sensor-studded belt that keeps him from crashing into the bar or his flesh-and-blood coworkers.

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