Pudu Robotics Unveils BellaBot Pro: Upgrade to Their Popular BellaBot Delivery Robot Line

by | Apr 16, 2024 | Service

Pudu Robotics, announced today the introduction of BellaBot Pro, an upgraded version of its smart service robot. Powered by AI, BellaBot Pro delivers tailored interactions to patrons of businesses across a variety of businesses. This upgraded model boasts upgraded voice and greeting capabilities, enhanced dish recognition, a revamped curved screen for advertising, and fortified safety and efficiency features.

Since its creation in 2019, BellaBot has been integrated into operating environments by renowned global brands like Pizza Hut, Jollibee, Carrefour, KFC, and Walmart. These companies utilize the robot for order delivery, product promotion, and customer reception.

The restaurant and retail sectors are embracing automation and AI to combat widespread labor shortages in the United States. By 2025, quick-service restaurants anticipate automating 51% of tasks, with full-service restaurants following suit at 27%. In retail, an astounding 85% of businesses plan to implement robotics on a significant scale by 2025. Amidst this trend, Pudu Robotics and its latest offering, BellaBot Pro, equipped with Pudu’s proprietary mapping technology, PUDU VSLAM+, and AI-driven voice interactions, have emerged as preferred choices for restaurateurs and retailers alike.

BellaBot Pro, the newest addition to Pudu’s product line, introduces several enhancements that redefine the robotics landscape:

  1. Enhanced Marketing Capabilities: Featuring a novel 18.5-inch advertising screen, BellaBot Pro transforms into a mobile promotional platform, capturing customer attention and boosting ad conversion rates. Customizable options such as dynamic facial expressions, multimedia advertising, varied voice selections, and adaptable skin appearance empower businesses to craft personalized marketing campaigns, fostering engaging consumer experiences.
  2. Advanced PUDU VSLAM+ Technology: Leveraging laser and vision fusion, BellaBot Pro ensures hassle-free deployment, adaptable to diverse environments, including high-ceiling spaces (up to 30 meters) and expansive areas (up to 200,000 square meters), reducing setup time by 75%.
  3. Greeting Recognition Interaction: BellaBot Pro’s front camera, will detect specific customer gestures like waving, enabling the robot to respond appropriately, and fostering seamless interactions.
  4. Improved Tray Detection: Utilizing visual inspection via a fisheye camera, BellaBot Pro monitors tray status, autonomously proceeding to the next task upon detecting completed self-service meal collection.
  5. Dish Recognition: BellaBot Pro employs AI to recognize dishes on trays and provide dish introductions through voice broadcast, ensuring order accuracy and elevating the dining experience through enhanced customer interaction.
  6. Tray Atmosphere Light: Introducing a new light above the tray for clear meal pickup signals, minimizing errors, and enhancing operational efficiency for stores.
  7. Omnidirectional Obstacle Avoidance: BellaBot Pro utilizes 2 front-view cameras, 3 RGBD cameras, and Lidar to provide full front chassis coverage, reducing blind spots and enabling natural and engaging customer interactions.
  8. Ground Projector Lights: Providing ground projection lighting for intersections, BellaBot Pro alerts pedestrians to its approach, enhancing safety and reducing accident risks.

Felix Zhang, the founder and CEO of Pudu Robotics, expressed, “We are witnessing a pivotal moment in automation and robotics across various sectors. Pudu Robotics is dedicated to developing robots that enhance human productivity and living standards, with our service robots deployed worldwide.” He added, “BellaBot Pro’s AI capabilities and marketing functionalities mark a significant leap forward for Pudu and the robotics industry. This latest iteration is a result of extensive customer feedback from our global clientele.”

by: Bill Parson

by: Bill Parson

Bill is an accomplished editor with a passion for robotics and emerging technologies. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for concise communication, he plays a pivotal role in developing and publishing content for SimplyBots. His deep interest in the field of robotics stems from his fascination with the potential of intelligent machines to transform various aspects of our lives.

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