Israeli tech startups need to carry Tampa Bay eating places into the longer term.
Driving the information: Two companies pitched server-assisting robots to restaurateurs and enterprise influencers at a Florida-Israel Enterprise Accelerator dinner Tuesday night time.
The star of the present: Bear Robotics‘ Servi, a smooth bot on wheels that served appetizers off its carrying trays. Servi is meant to actually take the burden off of servers’ shoulders, permitting them to serve tables quicker and get extra facetime with clients.
- Domestically, you will get waited on by a Servi at Gecko’s Grill in Hillview. The chain is getting a Servi bot at its greatest location in Sarasota later this month.
One other firm, Xtend, additionally pitched its providers. Together with a restaurant bot to hold meals and take orders, Xtend can also be beta testing robots for hospitals and telemedicine, warehouses and safety patrol.
Two extra massive concepts: Caller Intercept provided an answer to assist each restaurant employees and clients who discover themselves caught on the telephone by directing callers to textual content message choices for reservations, on-line ordering, instructions and conversations with the supervisor.
- CEO Andrew Koumi examined the system on his personal restaurant chain, Inexperienced Market Cafe, final 12 months. He discovered that when his system texted a hyperlink to missed callers, he recovered $500 a month in income he would have usually misplaced from missed calls.
Hospitality tech platform Tabit Applied sciences pitched its software program ecosystem to synchronize level of sale providers, reservations, waitlists, on-line and self-service ordering, kitchen methods, analytics, and extra.
- That system is getting used at a number of locations in Miami together with the Versace Mansion and Serafina.