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Starbucks to use Artificial Intelligence in Upcoming 12,000 Cafes

United States: Starbucks, an American coffee house chain, announced its plan of adding 12,000 stores across the globe by 2021. In addition, the company will soon unveil a new ordering system, named My Starbucks Barista, which will make use of artificial intelligence in its mobile orders and pay app.  

Through this app, the customers will be able to place orders through voice commands or messages. This app is expected to initially roll out on limited beta iOS in early 2017 and will be accessible to Android and other iOS users in late 2017.

Moreover, the company has also announced to open nearly double the number of stores to 37,000 cafes in coming five years to fulfil its global expansion plans.

TechSci Research depicts with the help of Artificial Intelligence, Starbucks will provide comfort to its customers in placing an order via voice command. Further, with growing technological advancements and usage, artificial intelligence industry will grow significantly in United states.

According to the recent report published by TechSci Research, United States Artificial Intelligence Market, By Application, By Region, By End User Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2011-2021”, he market for artificial intelligence in the US is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 75% during 2016 - 2021. Growing trend of integration of video surveillance with artificial intelligence for video analysis, coupled with rising government spending on cyber security solutions integrated with real time analytics and artificial intelligence is expected to boost artificial intelligence market in the United States over the next five years. In 2015, the US artificial intelligence market was highly fragmented, with presence of a huge number of start-ups in the country. However, the market is expected to undergo consolidation in the coming years, with tech giants such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Amazon, IBM, etc., thrusting on inorganic expansion in the country’s artificial intelligence market. Research and developmental activities on integration of 3D printing, artificial intelligence and neurotechnology are expected to augment artificial intelligence adoption in the US healthcare market. Furthermore, growing application of speech recognition, image recognition and natural language processing in consumer electronics is gaining momentum in the country, with the trend expected to continue through 2021.

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