Robot Barista Heralds Human-Android Utopia, Serves Coffee

Robot Barista Heralds Human-Android Utopia, Serves Coffee

The industrial bot represents larger plans by its creators to revolutionize the workplace

Janet Burns
  • 27 october 2014

During Japan Robot Week earlier this month, a number of robotic wonders were unveiled, including a ping pong-playing machine (programmed, politely, to lose every so often). At the Kawada Industries Inc. booth, plenty of visitors got pick-me-ups, as a robotic barista was serving up coffees on demand.

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