Robot takeover begins in Philadelphia
An airport in Philadelphia has employed a food delivery robot to help feed passengers.
Philadelphia International Airport has unveiled Gita, a robot with a large capacity cargo bin to deliver meals in a contact-free manner via OrderatPHL.com. The airport posted a photo of Gita on Twitter, which drew comparisons to a droid from 'Star Wars'.
Megan O'Connell, marketing and customer service manager for PHL Food & Shops, said: "Now more than ever we are looking to be forward-thinking and innovative regarding our contactless ordering options."
She added that customers can choose how much human interaction they want when their food is delivered.
O'Connell said in a statement: "Gita allows our guests to customise their experience by choosing how much or how little human interaction they want when having their food delivered."