Would you like a drone with your cocktail? The world’s first cafe using the tiny domestic unmanned aircraft as servers has opened in a Dutch university.
The pop-up drone cafe will be serving up all weekend as part of celebrations for the “Dream and Dare” festival marking the 60th anniversary of the Eindhoven University of Technology.
The 20 students behind the project, who spent nine months developing and building the autonomous drone, aim to show how such small inside craft could become an essential part of modern daily life.
“It has potential as a useful tool for human kind. We see it as the next mobile phone. You choose and you programme it like you want,” student and project leader Tessie Hartjes told AFP.