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A Spanish bar is experimenting in contact-free beverage delivery with 'Beer Cart', a robotic barman serving up beers to customers in Seville. The robot assistant made his debut when the southern city began enjoying new freedom as Spain eased a two-month lockdown, with bars and cafés in half of the country allowed to reopen their terraces.
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