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NOVA : Space Hotel Robots


Competition: Spark:Spring Student
Designer: Seokoo Yeo
Design Type: Product & industrial, Robotics, AI
Company / Organization / School: Hongik University
Team Members: Suna Choi

The NOVA project started with the anticipation that robots will replace simple labor tasks in future space hotels , and consists of a Chef Bot and a Server Bot, which share the same mobility platform.

The Chef Bot performs its tasks by switching between 3 types of hands: the standard module, the harvest module, and the suction module. For the scenario,the Chef Bot harvests the necessary ingredients from the smart farm using the harvest module, transports the ingredient box using the suction module, and finally serves with the standard module.

The Server Bot's role is to serve guests who are located far from the bar where the Chef Bot directly serves. It transports Space drinks in the upper compartment and Space food in the lower compartment, storing them with appropriate temperature .The upper part extends to serve drinks in a manner that resembles a server's one-handed serving gesture.