When a robot is capable of performing one of the most human crafts of all, one should definitely be worried. However, if you’re a chef at a busy restaurant and you can use an extra pair of hands, looking into one might not be so bad. It’ll soon be on the market.
The chef-like robot is able to cook up to 2,000 different dishes on command. Created by Moley Robotics, the machine responds to user commands sent via mobile device. The robot follows the instructions and incorporates technique and timing to produce a dish.
Moley plans to release the machine in 2017 for commercial use. If successful, it can definitely change the way the restaurant industry is run.
While not a completely humanoid machine, the robot is mostly two arms utilizing 20 motors, 24 joints and 129 sensors. All those parts, however, is capable of replicating the actions of a human hand.
Watch the robot in action as it prepares watch appears to be an Italian dish.