Meet BRILLO: The robot bartender for when you're tired of human interaction

Aug 17, 2022 300

BY: Chance Townsend

Have you ever wanted all the benefits of going to a bar without having to talk to the actual human being serving your drinks? You're in luck, because Italian scientists at the University of Naples Federico II have developed a machine that can do just that. Using machine-learning algorithms, BRILLO (Bartending Robot for Interactive Long-Lasting Operations) can do everything you expect of an experienced, battle-hardened bartender.

He can remember your favorite drinks, make small chit-chat, and even crack jokes if that's the mood at the bar. As seen in this video, BRILLO sports an old-fashioned look complete with a bow tie and vest, alongside long mechanical arms and a human-like face to make him more personable.

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