Robot coffee kiosk COFE+ becomes the new IP of Shanghai International Smart Retail Exhibition
Time:
2020-11-04

From August 12 to August 14, the Shanghai International Smart Retail Exhibition was held at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center. The exhibition attracted a large number of smart retail companies, including well-known brands WeChat Pay, Deep Blue Technology, Beiyang Digital, Yunzhu Technology, etc., covering various industries such as food, medicine, beverages, and department stores, representing the latest height of the domestic smart retail industry.


机器人咖啡亭COFE+成为上海国际智慧零售展新IP



New IP at Smart Retail Exhibition: Robot Coffee Kiosk


The smart retail exhibition was held in Hall 8.1. According to statistics, during the three-day exhibition, there were more than 100,000 visitors. From unmanned vending machines, floor sweeping robots, smart accommodations to unmanned shops, many interesting smart terminal machines have attracted a large number of visitors to gather for experience. The editor noticed that at the most conspicuous main entrance of the pavilion, there is a modern COFE+ robot coffee kiosk covering an area of 2.5 square meters. Its appearance is very stylish and the shape is cool. A large number of people stop and watch for a long time.


机器人咖啡亭COFE+成为上海国际智慧零售展新IP


According to the staff of the organizer Bohua Exhibition Company, this cofe+ coffee robot is the most dazzling star in this exhibition. The editor has found that the smart coffee kiosk COFE+ is different from ordinary self-service coffee vending machines. It is an intelligent unmanned intelligent unmanned unit that integrates a series of complex operations such as fresh grinding, extraction, ice making, stirring, milking, and capping Coffee kiosk. After ordering on the ipad, there are more than 50 flavors of coffee, latte, milk, chocolate, milk tea, matcha drinks for everyone to choose from, as well as cold, hot, ice, no sugar, less sugar, standard sugar, and polysaccharides. Such as a variety of personalized services, and even each addition can be accurate to the gram, which completely solves the stubborn problem of traditional physical coffee shops that the barista’s memorization formula is prone to errors.


机器人咖啡亭COFE+成为上海国际智慧零售展新IP


The most praiseworthy thing is that the product quality of COFE+ coffee robot is not inferior to the famous physical coffee shop. The editor interviewed several audiences who were tasting on the spot. They all said that the coffee taste made by the robot is basically the same as the taste in famous physical coffee shops such as Starbucks and Costa, and it can be completed in 30 seconds to 1 minute. It is impossible for a coffee shop to achieve speed. Even if it does, it is difficult to guarantee the stable quality of each cup. A senior coffee enthusiast at the scene praised the personalized customization function of the robot coffee kiosk COFE+, saying that the robot can also make coffee like this professional, delicious, personalized, and multiple choices. Even if you look at the world, it is very rare.


In the age of technology, retail is the door to 'technical activity'


You can enjoy a cup of coffee with your fingers. This unmanned coffee kiosk COFE+ is by no means as simple as it seems. Among the audience watching the scene, there are knowledgeable engineering and technical experts who also came here admiringly after hearing the news. The editor interviewed them on the spot, and they believed that the smart coffee kiosk COFE+ should be a comprehensive application of black technologies such as robotics, Internet of Things, air water, instant ice, mechanical nerves, and intelligent sterilization. These technologies are currently leading the world. COFE+ field staff also confirmed in an interview that COFE+ unmanned coffee kiosk has applied for more than 50 international patents so far. It is a leader in the industry and is continuing to upgrade its technology. It is expected that version 5.0 will be released by the end of 2020. . COFE+ is independently developed by Shanghai Hedong Robot Company. The core members are composed of more than 30 overseas returnees with doctors and masters, all from Huawei, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Sany Heavy Industry and other leading technology companies.


机器人咖啡亭COFE+成为上海国际智慧零售展新IP


A business owner who is also engaged in smart retail said: “The robot coffee kiosk COFE+ model is very good. It is the prototype of the future unmanned store. As a peer, I am very happy to see that our country’s enterprises can create such an achievement, which is worthy of our intelligence. The retail industry is proud of it.'


Subvert the traditional model, the arrival of unmanned economy


Smart retail is a hot topic that has emerged in recent years. From unmanned vending machines that can be picked up in shopping malls to mobile payment on the go, they are all part of smart retail. Smart retail is different from traditional retail and e-commerce retail models. It relies on powerful Internet of Things, Internet and artificial intelligence technologies to achieve 24-hour online and offline integration, on-site remote integration, reservation and purchase, instant food and takeaway. , Which is fast and convenient, saves labor costs, and ensures constant quality. It is a promising new economy and new business format.


机器人咖啡亭COFE+成为上海国际智慧零售展新IP


Due to the high rent, high decoration, high labor, and high consumption of traditional coffee shops, the cost of coffee production has been rising year by year. In the first half of this year, Starbucks closed 200 stores. Luckin was also suspected of a huge loss of 4 billion. According to statistics, 70% of physical coffee shops were not profitable. The arrival of the robot coffee kiosk COFE+ has completely changed all of this. It requires no decoration, is unattended, is open 24 hours a day, has a rated power of only 3.5KW, has a smaller footprint, and is never fatigued to make continuous production, making the cost of a cup of coffee straightforward 70%, physical coffee shops sell coffee ranging from 20-40 yuan, cofe+ can do it for only 9.9-13.9 yuan and the gross profit margin remains the same. No wonder it is sought after by the crowds of visitors.


机器人咖啡亭COFE+成为上海国际智慧零售展新IP


From the Internet era, to the e-commerce era, to the following live broadcast and short video era, behind every popular model, there is a big hand pushing technology. When science and technology develop to a certain level, it is destined to alternate between new and old, and new species will replace old ones. COFE+ robot coffee kiosk, this unmanned coffee kiosk model, will gradually replace physical coffee shops, and the air outlet of unmanned economy will beckon not far away.