Munich Airport reveals new snack robot

Munich Airport reveals new snack robot

Passengers can have an innvoative travel experience before take off

Munich Airport has revealed that passengers can now shop via its new service robot, JEEVES.

Originally designed for use in the hotel and healthcare sector, the robot it is now being used for the first time in the world as a "snackbot" at an airport. 

JEEVES offers a selection of chilled soft drinks and snacks that can be purchased via various cashless payment methods including Apple Pay, Google Pay and all major credit cards.

Measuring 110cm tall, it moves autonomous through the gate area on Levels 4 and 5 in Terminal 2.

It stops when passengers come near it or step into its path has has a large touchscreen that customers use to complete their purchases.

Developed by Munich start-up "Robotise", it being tested for one year by Terminal 2 Gesellschaft, a Munich Airport and Lufthansa subsidiary. 

The use of robotics at Munich Airport serves not only to improve logistics but also to research passenger acceptance and create added value for the passenger travel experience. Accordingly, the test of the snackbot fits in with 

Munich Airport' said the use of the snackbot fits its profile of being a premium innovation hub.