A Night With The World's Greatest Robot Bartenders
With robots and alcohol together, what could possibly go wrong?
By Camper English
October 31, 2013
Revelers sipped into the future last weekend at BarBot 2013.75. The event, part of Bay Area Science Week, gathered the greatest in cocktail robotics in a basement event space in downtown San Francisco. This recent exhibition spread over two nights to accommodate the crowds. Organizers also recently decided to hold it twice a year, instead of just once; it seems everyone wants a mechanical bartender these days.
The robot bartenders generally fell into two groups: machines that made many drinks with clever mechanisms and algorithms, and machines that made a single drink in the most elaborate way possible. Check out our favorite examples of both ahead.
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