January 22, 2022
With its large, friendly eyes and ability to carry a number of commands while carefully avoiding obstacles, it’s easy to see why the robot captures the attention of kids and adults alike as it smashes its way through the center. commercial.
Nicknamed “Bellabot”, the robot is equipped with 3D sensors, sound detection and touch interaction. It marks GoFood’s ongoing efforts to deliver the best dining experience to users by continuously improving the complete end-to-end food ordering process.
In addition to the big smiles and long stares the robot attracts, it has a very important job of collecting orders from multiple outlets and dropping them off at a single pick-up point, which adds efficiency and convenience. convenience to GoFood partner drivers during delivery. consumer orders.
With the launch of the specialized robot, GoFood, which is part of the wider GoTo environment, is the first online food delivery (OFD) service in Indonesia to adopt automated robot technology and will lead the pilot project at Kelapa Gading Mall. Food Temptation food court in Jakarta until March 2022.
Catherine Hindra Sutjahyo, Food Director of Gojek Group, said: “This robot highlights the fact that innovation is at the heart of what we do at Gojek. We are constantly striving to find ways to improve our services through the use of technology. Using the automated robot will help us assess how automated systems contribute to more efficient and transparent operations, as well as improve the convenience of our drivers in the food delivery process.
GoFood’s adoption of automated robot technology was led in partnership with PT Pudu Robot Indonesia.
Calvin Lukmantara, CEO of PT Pudu Robot Indonesia, expressed his excitement about the collaboration with GoFood.
“As a company that shares a common vision of the benefits of technology to make life easier, we look forward to seeing how Pudu Robotics products can help Gojek and GoFood stay ahead of the curve as the trusted choice for consumers. consumers,” he said.
Calvin noted that the BellaBot type used in the GoFood service was equipped with state-of-the-art technology, such as 3D sensors, sound detection, touch interaction, precise point-to-point navigation and a modular framework, so that he could stop at any angle. and move away as soon as he encounters obstacles.
The automated robot pilot supports the GoFood Multiple Orders (Order Sekaligus) feature, which allows users to order from multiple restaurants in a single delivery. The feature is currently available in 41 culinary hotspots in Jabodetabek, Bandung and Surabaya. By mid-2021, the slot expansion for Order Sekaligus had grown 8x since its introduction in September 2020.