The era of food automation is upon us and Silicon Valley startups are taking notice. The latest unveiling: Sally the Salad Robot. Capable of making 1,000 different salads in about 60 seconds using 21 different ingredients, Sally is the product of robotics startup Chowbotics. With a mission to provide healthy eating options to busy professionals […]

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The 2 a.m. convenience store drop-in for late night snacks may be changing before our eyes: No lines. No checkout. No Cashier. Just simply open up an app, scan the barcode of your Snickers Bar and Big Gulp, and walk right out the store. Your credit card gets instantly charged and you have a seamless […]

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Whether it’s Flippy – the robotic cook designed by Miso Robotics in Pasadena, California or Gordon – the Café X robotic barista in San Francisco – the hospitality industry is starting to incorporate computer vision and deep learning into their operations. The end result: reduced costs and improved quality assurance.

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Cafe X, Robotic Cafe,

Just imagine this scenario: you wake up, log into your smartphone app, order a medium Americano with milk, whip down to the local café on the way to work, punch in your four-digit code, and a robot brews the perfect morning cup of coffee without skipping a beat in your morning routine. Café X – […]

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