Espresso-Brewing Robots Could Replace Artisan Baristas
Designed with Yves Behar and Fuseproject, Briggo’s Coffee Hauses brew real espresso and utilize a variety of flavored syrups.
Startup Briggo has developed robotic espresso baristas in conjunction with Yves Behar and Fuseproject, which are being tested at the University of Texas and will soon be at Bergstrom airport in Austin. The espresso vending machines, known as the ‘Briggo Coffee Haus', enables customers to place orders using a touchscreen or smartphone app.
Fast Company reports that Briggo's baristas brew real espresso and utilize a wide variety of flavored syrups. The drinks are customizable and dispensed to-go. Briggo CEO Kevin Nater said: