Attendees of the Oppikoppi event in South Africa will be served by aerial robots.

Music festival attendees at Oppikoppi in South Africa, which takes place in August, will be served beer by drones. The technology, built by Darkwing Aerials, will enable the festival-goers to place an order using a mobile app and have a beer delivered to their location.

The beer drone will drop off beers to the District 9 campsite, releasing them from the sky with a parachute attached so they float down to their recipient. OppiKoppi organizers say that the beer drone is hand guided at the moment but will eventually fly on a GPS grid.

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