Hokkaido Ramen Santouka started an experimental and edgy service on University Village shop in US, using Microsoft Surfae Hub and AI Robot to offer customers an interactive experience.
The display is set at the entrance and as the customers choose the content, images or a video related to Santouka’s Ramen will show up. Monitor through Dual HD cameras built in the panel, “Face API” of Microsoft Azure’s AI, will automatically analyze the vacancy of shop or customer’s characteristic definitions. With its analysis, AI robot “Sota” will automatically announce the best match for each customer.
The conversation which AI robot “Sota” speaks, is managed by the cloud robotics service “SynApps (Synapps)” developed by Headwaters.
By using Microsoft Azure’s AI function Bing Speech API to realize utterance in English speech. The Data connection between display and AI robot is also done with SynApps. It is also possible to analyze what is chosen.
Experience their unique service at Santouka University Village shop.