If you’re not too fussy about speaking with your barista when you buy your morning coffee, then you’ll probably love this next gadget.
Cafe X Technologies, which recently opened in San Francisco, is operated by a robotic arm that can rustle up a range of coffee, add milk and serve the drink directly to the customer.
Users add their cash and order using simple iPad menus before stepping back as the robotic arm, which is actually a Mitsubishi robot that has been programmed to make coffee, sets about preparing the drink.
The start up, which recently gained $5 million in funding, was created by Henry Hu who aims to open cafes around in other locations across the U.S.
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