University of Houston rolls out robotic food delivery

NICK, WOW >> Reporter: THE ROBOTS ARE ALL THE TALK HERE ON CAMPUS

EVEN IN THE RAIN THAT CAN'T STOP THESE ROBOTS 25 ROLLING AROUND CAMPUS AT ALL 30 IN ALL EASY TO USE ALL YOU NEED IS TO DOWNLOAD AN APP AND PUT IN A FORM OF PAYMENT AND THE ROBOTS WILL COME TO YOU ANYWHERE ON CAMPUS

ALTHOUGH IT SEEMS SIMPLE AS WE DISCOVERED, THERE'S STILL A LEARNING CURVE FOR STUDENTS >> IT'S SO CUTE IT'S LIKE A BIGGER RUMBA THAT GIVES YOU FOOD >> PEOPLE ACTUALLY — THEY ACTUALLY LOVE THE ROBOTS WHEN YOU SEE THE ROBOT, EVERYONE IS GOT THEIR PHONE OUT RECORDING

>> THEY ARE SUPERCUTE AND VERY POLITE >> IT'S COOL TO SEE THAT IT ACTUALLY WORKS AND IT DOESN'T RUN INTO PEOPLE >> Reporter: U OF H IS THE FIRST CAMPUS IN THE STATE OF TEXAS TO HAVE ITS OWN FLEET OF AUTONOMOUS DELIVERY ROBOTS HERE ON CAMPUS >> HELLO, HERE'S YOUR DELIVERY >> IT TALKS? >> IT'S LIKE UBER, YOU CAN PICK YOUR SPOT WHERE YOU WANT TO GET IT DELIVERED

IT ONLY TOOK 20 MINUTES TO GET MINE APPROVED >> WE HAVE GOT 11 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS WHERE YOU CAN GET ROBOT ORDERS FROM 7:00 AM UNTIL 2:00 AM

SOME OF THE BIG NAMES INCLUDE PANDA EXPRESS >> I HEARD THE FEE ISN'T TOO HIGH >> $199? >> YES NOT BAD

>> HAS SOME SORT OF SENSORS WHERE IT DOESN'T RUN INTO ANYTHING >> IT WON'T GET TOO CLOSE TO ANYTHING >> I THINK IT'S REALLY COOL, LIKE AT FIRST I WAS SKEPTICAL >> IT JUST GOES AROUND AND IT DOES ITS LITTLE JOB >> OF COURSE WE HAVE IT FIRST

>> Reporter: YEAH, SO U OF H HAS IT FIRST BUT IS IT ONLY GOING TO BE HERE, U OF H, IN TEXAS OR ARE MORE OF THESE ROBOTS GOING TO SHOW UP AT TEXAS A&M OR UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS? COMING UP ON EYEWITNESS NEWS AT 6:30, WE WILL LET YOU KNOW IF THE COMPANY HAS ANY PLANS TO EXPAND HERE IN