Flippy Outpaces Humans in CaliBurger Kitchen and Sidelined Temporarily

Published by , March 12, 2018 2:07 pm

(DigitalTrends)  The famous Flippy the burger-flipping robot, who started a new gig at CaliBurger, was sidelined after its — at least temporarily. The automated fast-food worker created by Miso Robotics was a victim of his own success because the human workers could not keep up with Flippy’s pace.
“Mostly it’s the timing,” said Anthony Lomelino, the CEO for Cali-Group explained, “When you’re in the back, working with people, you talk to each other. With Flippy, you kind of need to work around his schedule. Choreographing the movements of what you do, when and how you do it.”

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