SEOUL, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it plans to develop robots that can serve food to customers in restaurants.
The robots will be deployed to CJ Foodville Corp.’s selected restaurants later this year to serve customers and create futuristic experiences, LG Electronics said.
CJ Foodville is a subsidiary of food and entertainment conglomerate CJ Group.
“If robots do repetitive and hard tasks for humans, employees will be able to offer more valuable experiences and services,” Roh Jin-seo, head of LG’s robotics business, said in a release.
LG Electronics has been developing different types of robots and services to find new growth momentum in the future-oriented industry.
The company also been partnering with Naver Corp., the nation’s top Internet portal operator, to upgrade its guide robot’s function based on the mobility and location platform.