Check scores at golf courses in Southeast Asia with LG robot Chloe and even deliver food￼
LG Electronics ’s guidance and delivery robots, LG Chloe Guidebot and LG Chloe Servebot, are entering golf courses, resorts, and hotels in Southeast Asia. LG Electronics announced on the 5th that it recently signed a two-year contract with Smart Score, a golf course operation solution provider, to supply about 1,200 guidance and delivery robots.The contract size is approximately 28 billion won, the largest in sales from a single overseas supplier.Smart Score joined hands with LG Electronics to enter and differentiate itself into the golf course business in six Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Taiwan.When LG Electronics sells robots and solutions, Smart Score installs and operates them. Customers can easily check-in and check-out at golf courses and hotels through LG Chloe Guidebot.You can also check the score of the golf game in progress.Golf clubs and clothing advertised on the front display of the robot can also be paid for directly through the screen.
In the future, LG Electronics plans to use advanced robots to carry out deliveries inside and outside of golf courses.LG Electronics plans to continue collaborating with Smart Score for each country’s standards and certifications, language pack development and lineup expansion, and service planning and verification. According to a report by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), the global service robot market is expected to grow at an average annual rate of over 23% from $36.2 billion (approximately KRW 46 trillion) in 2021 to $103.3 billion (approximately KRW 132 trillion) in 2026.LG Electronics considers robots as one of the pillars of its future business and is introducing customized solutions optimized for various spaces such as hotels, hospitals, and food and beverage (F&B).In addition, the company is expanding its supply to overseas service robot markets such as North America and Japan with the Chloe Subbot, which has improved performance and customer convenience.Yeom In-wook, managing director of Smart Score’s overseas business division, said, “By combining Smart Score’s golf industry expertise and LG Electronics’ robot technology, we will create 스포츠토토존 synergy to create a new business-to-business (B2B) business.”