Officially called Botlr, the robot helper debuted last year at Aloft Cupertino to much ado (and many guests asking to take selfies). Due to the success of Botlr, Aloft is now having its original cyber associate tour the country and make guest appearances at other Aloft properties, while also introducing a second Botlr at Aloft Silicon Valley in Silicon Valley, Calif.
Produced by Savioke, a company dedicated to creating autonomous robot helpers, the Botlrs are based on its robot prototype called Relay and are capable of maneuvering around hotels to make deliveries to guests. After delivering amenities like toothbrushes and towels, the cyber associate asks for a tweet in lieu of a tip.
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