Automated #2: Self-Driving Delivery – A Mechanical Menagerie Special Issue

Credit: TODAY    Another job may be on its way out at Domino’s. The company collaborated with Ford to produce a self-driving car for the purposes of delivering pizzas without a driver. It’s currently being deployed in Ann Arbor, Michigan where their headquarters are located and is being tested before the program is expanded. When the…

Automation

This is a catalog of all the companies involved in the automation trend as well as the steps they are changing and what they are doing. The steps are divided into 1) ordering food 2) making food 3) giving the food to the customer. Automated is a process where robots do everything, Partial is a…

Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #3: Transportation

Airbus Transpose Airbus has announced a new concept behind airplanes. Most of us by now are familiar with coach in any random plane. Close seats, little leg room or overhead, small bathrooms and smaller isles. With the new Transpose design, we may be seeing a change to the entire format. Proposed by their research division…

Automated Food #1 – A Mechanical Menagerie Special Issue

Let’s talk about automation! The great trend sweeping the nation with firings, mechanical advancement and more! We’ve got pizza, burgers, coffee and even plants. Let’s get started with some fresh pizza! Zume   Zume is a partially automated pizza restaurant/factory? I’ll take you from start to finish ensuring you understand the process. First you order…

Flippy: The Burger Flipping Machine

Here we go folks. I’ve been showing you inventions for a while now but this specific machine will change how the food industry will function forever. No exaggeration either. If you are working in a kitchen frying meat, read closely. Miso Robotics is a company developing a self-flipping burger machine called Flippy (the creativity is…