RFID Beer Taps Bringing Fewer Touches to Beverage Service

By Claire Swedberg

Restaurants and bars are leveraging their self-serve beer walls to offer a safer beer-drinking experience, according to PourMyBeer, and sales have matched a pre-pandemic high for new companies deploying the technology.

Restaurants and bars that deployed automated RFID-based beer walls in recent years were not focusing on social distancing or touch-free experiences at the time. However, PourMyBeer, which sells self-serve beer systems using HF RFID cards to automate beverage purchasing, says its customers indicate the technology is now helping them reopen their businesses safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The technology company's sales and inquiries had reached th...

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