The robots arrive at the cafeterias, and this is able to serve up to 120 cups every hour without a break

Henry Hu is not a great connoisseur of coffee, however, every day consumes about five cups that keep him awake. One day, Hu realized that going to the coffee shop represented a considerable investment of time, especially when he had to queue, order his drink, pay, wait until he received it, a process he thought could be more efficient.

This is how Hu decided to leave the university and apply everything he had learned while standing in line in the cafeteria. He created a robotic coffee project, introduced it to business incubator Thiel Fellowship, received $100000 to boost his idea, and today opened the first cafeteria serviced by a San Francisco robot: ‘Cafe X’. Continue Reading