A cat-like robot serves in a Russian cafe

This cat-like robot serves tables

Location: Moscow, Russia

Equipped with trays

and a digital screen featuring a cat's snout

the robot aims at providing contactless service

(SOUNDBITE) (Russian) WAITER, ELVIS (NO SURNAME GIVEN), SAYING:"Robot allows us to deliver big orders. Therefore, waiters have more time to talk to clients or help other guests. It helps to bring big orders so that a waiter does not need to come to the same table several times if guests ordered many meals."

The robot is disinfected every two hours

to keep customers safe