"Flippy" robot helps tackle burgers in the kitchen

Posted at 8:47 AM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-08 10:33:55-05

It’s a new robot aimed at shaking up the food industry.

Named Flippy, the food assistant was built to flip burgers. 

Miso Robotics recently unveiled the bot with a mission is to make commercial kitchens smarter and safer.

The company says in a news release that Flippy was created to tackle the more dangerous and tedious parts of cooking burgers.

It’s reportedly equipped with artificial intelligence, so the more it operates, the more skilled it becomes. Sensors and cameras also help the bot complete its task in the kitchen and avoid staff when necessary. 

Flippy is expected to launch in 2018 at CaliBurger locations. By 2019, the bot is expected to be at more than 50 of the burger restaurants worldwide. 

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