Munich, November 29, 2022 - Support across the board: Rapidly rising energy prices since the end of last year is increasing the financial pressure in many sectors - and this also applies to the hospitality industry. Especially for wellness hotels, the heated pools and saunas in the spa areas could become a challenge this winter. There are already numerous approaches to saving energy to keep costs somewhat in check, - be it switching to LED lighting, water flow limiters, automatically controlled radiators for greater efficiency, or minibars that are only switched on as needed. The Robotise AG from Munich goes the decisive step further here: With its service robot JEEVES, there will be no need for a minibar in every room in the future. Instead of the minibar, which is often perceived as noisy, JEEVES will come to the room on request, thus offering a special guest experience in addition to the usual service. That's because JEEVEScan does so much more than a small refrigerator: in addition to drinks and snacks, it also delivers hygiene items such as toothbrushes and towels directly to the room door. The simple but logical calculation: The fewer devices in use, the less energy is consumed - thus, cash is saved.
Less energy consumption: for the sake of the environment and your wallet
If, for example, a hotel with 200 rooms switches off its minibars completely, almost 28,000-kilowatt hours less electricity is consumed per year, which corresponds to 11.7 tons of CO2. The consumption of JEEVES is already included in this figure. An important aspect in view of rising electricity prices - also with a view to sustainability and a greener environment. Speaking of saving energy: Maintaining just one device instead of dozens also allows hotels to save valuable time in maintaining them. This also pleases hotel staff. Thanks to its sensors, JEEVES moves autonomously through the building. The hotel team places the desired contents in the drawers, which can also be refrigerated, and sends the robot to the guest by entering the room number. At the same time, JEEVES always carries its "minibar offer" with it and also offers this to the hotel guests after delivery. Sales and withdrawals are automatically reported to the reception desk.
"By increasing the level of service automation, hoteliers kill several birds with one stone: JEEVES supports the staff and gives them more time - and energy! - for working with the people, the guests. At the same time, JEEVES compensates for the increasing shortage of skilled workers," says Oliver Stahl, Co-Founder, and Board Member. "The fact that we are also doing something good for the environment with JEEVESis a positive side effect, which of course makes us very happy. Even before the energy crisis, it was clear that running the refrigerator at full power every day is neither sensible, economical nor environmentally friendly."
The forecast growth of commercial service robotics - similar to the development of electromobility - is enormous. For this still-young market, the Boston Consulting Group forecasts a market volume of 30 to 90 billion euros as early as 2030 - larger than that of industrial robotics.
The company Robotise develops and markets service robots for companies and public institutions. The core ambition is to solve everyday challenges where service robotics can achieve great benefits - such as improving service performance, relieving staff, compensating for skill shortages and opening up new opportunities for customers. Robotise was founded in 2016 by Johannes Fuchs and Oliver Stahl. The company is headquartered at Munich-Perlach site. Today, the Robotise team holds more than 40 employees, with the company planning to continue growing strongly in all business areas.
More information at: www.robotise.eu