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South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

Coronavirus is changing the way coffee is made and served in South Korea. Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

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A robot that takes orders, makes coffee and brings the drinks straight to customers is seen in a cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji - RC2FVG9J9GCA
The robot uses calculations to determine the best way to navigate itself around the cafe. Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
A robot that takes orders, makes coffee and brings the drinks straight to customers delivers an order in a cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji - RC2FVG9NSJCM
The robots brings the drinks to your table. Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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