Robot Kitchen assistants

At the latest international Food Machinery and Technology Exhibition that took place in Tokyo, there were various robots on display that were able to prepare a variety of food in the kithcen. Suchi, Pancakes, Ramen Noodles were among the food that were prepared by robots. One of the system consists of an industrial robot arm with a silicone hand attached to it, while another was a robot with dual arm. The preparation of food present various challenges to a robot such as recognizing different objects under different lighting and angles and handling the material such as exerting necessary force to grasp but not squeeze different kinds of food. Operating under dynamic environment is a challenge that is far greater than working at an industry line. For original story, please visit here.