Neubility partners with Samsung to launch delivery robots on golf courses

Delivery robots continue to expand their market while helping with the technological overhaul of golf clubs.

Launch of an autonomous robot delivery platform Neubility launched what it says is “the world’s first” autonomous robot service on a golf course.

As part of this first start-up, Neubility has entered into an agreement with Korean food service company Samsung Welstory to provide autonomous delivery robots and plans to market such delivery services for golf courses starting in October.

To this end, it will offer delivery robots to many locally famous golf courses in Korea.

Neubility has been testing delivery robots since last March and has run preliminary tests with flawless results. Even in a difficult mountainous environment with narrow and curved routes, delivery robots successfully performed their functions, which made it possible to begin large-scale commercialization.

With the commercialization of autonomous delivery robots, golf courses are also expected to change, even in terms of operation. In particular, more Millennials and Generation Z who are proficient in smart computing and less resistant to intact culture have started enjoying golf, which is expected to accelerate the era of smart golf.

Beginning with the commercial launch of the golf course delivery service, Neubility plans to deploy over 200 delivery robots for F&B and retail last-mile sidewalk deliveries by the end of the month. year, attracting public attention nationwide.

On the one hand, major local distribution, logistics, telecommunications and platform services companies, including Shinsegae, Lotte, SK-Telecom, Kakao Investment and others, participated in Neubility’s Series A financing. worth $21 million, attracting market attention.

Sangmin Lee, CEO of Neubility, said, “From demonstration testing to commercialization, the robotic system has passed a number of verification processes.

“We will continue our efforts to deploy robot delivery services in various areas, including college campuses, parks and resorts, and corporate facilities where last-mile delivery robots may be most frequently used. “

Michael C. Ford