Sci-Tech | Nov 14

At McDonald's Japan, Innovative Sink Sanitises Phones In Restrooms

Recently, Japan's McDonald's has introduced an innovative system in some locations where washrooms have a slot designed to sanitise our phones.

In the ever-evolving world of food, technology has become a crucial player, transforming not only the way we prepare and consume meals but also how we experience dining. Robot waiters are now serving customers in some restaurants, streamlining service and offering a unique experience. Advancements include the use of technology in water services, where robot waiters efficiently provide a contactless means of delivering water to patrons. Recently, Japan's McDonald's has introduced an innovative system in some locations where washrooms have a slot designed to sanitise our phones. The unique feature gained attention through a viral Instagram video. The video showcases a horizontal slot beside the sink, discovered by citizens in Japan. Instructions for using the device are provided below the attached slot. To utilize it, the mobile phone is inserted horizontally into the slot, as demonstrated in the video. The instructions emphasise the importance of gently placing smartphones inside the slot and avoiding hand entry.

The slot sanitises the phones using a hydrological cycle system and deep ultraviolet rays. ...continue reading


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