Automated Budtenders Coming to a Dispensary Close to You


Welcome to the future, exactly where finding your cannabis is as straightforward as pushing a handful of buttons on a state-of-the-art vending machine.

Enter Greenbox Robotics, a business constructed about the thought of bringing technologies and automation to the customer cannabis sector. Greenbox is fundamentally the subsequent-generation arcade claw, with a touch-screen, user friendly interface that enables prospects to browse via the dispensary’s inventory whilst a robotic arm actually does all their buying for them.

It is been referred to as an Automated Budtender, and it could revolutionize the dispensary practical experience. Study, improvement and production took more than 1 year to full and the Greenbox is 100% USA-created, down to the smallest screw.  

According to CEO Zack Johnson, “The most significant obstacle was establishing the communication in between two vastly distinctive technologies. We had to build a hack in between the totally integrated touch screen and the robotic arm to adequately provide the items that prospects added to cart.”


He added, “We also had to challenge conventional vending machines by incorporating an ‘add to cart’ functionality, which enables our prospects to obtain as several products as they want in one particular single transaction reflective of an on the internet buying cart.”

It created its debut at Erba Collective dispensary in Los Angeles, California, at the starting of this year. In the course of the initial month of use, Greenbox generated about $20,000 in income for the collective exactly where it is referred to as “Erba Express Checkout, Powered by Greenbox Robotics.”

The machine is particularly well-known amongst shoppers, who can rapidly get in, get their item, and get out and on with their days. The believed came to Johnsons thoughts whilst waiting in a lengthy line to verify out at Erba one particular day. 

“With greenbox, we are empowering dispensaries to automate the obtain flow and build a quickly and private consumer practical experience. By harnessing the energy of today’s technologies, greenbox customers have the energy at their fingertips to decide on their personal practical experience and dispensary owners can much better allocate funds as effectively as handle their operation,” continued Johnson in his interview with Cannabis Magazine. 

He claims to currently have orders coming in from Oregon, Washington, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Nevada. So, maintain your eyes peeled for the Greenbox, most likely coming quickly to a dispensary close to you.


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