09.28.20 - A company that has flown under the radar in the robotics space is Bear Robotics, the Bay Area based startup builds robotic servers dubbed the name Servi.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic there have been labor constraints around the world. SoftBank lead the company’s $35M Series A and plans to bring the companies robots to Japan to help fill labor gaps. The robot is able to replace or augment waitstaff.
The robot is enabled LIDAR for navigation as well as remote tablet controls and works as a mobile serving station. Each unit is capable of holding two serving trays and a bin for bussing dishes after serving.