McDonald’s has opened its first fully automated restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas.
Which features technology that minimizes human interaction when ordering and picking up food.
The restaurant includes an “Order Ahead Lane” where customers can receive their orders by conveyor belt.
McDonald’s has stressed that there will still be a crew at the restaurant to help prepare the orders.
The use of technology will allow the team to focus on improving order speed and accuracy.
The move has been met with mixed reactions.
With some celebrating it as a step towards more efficient service and others expressing concern about potential job losses.