The Japanese robotics manufacturer Kawasaki has created a bot that can prepare nigiri sushi in under a minute.As robots get more advanced, they will likely take over many jobs in the future — including those of sushi chefs. For a sneak peak at this impending automation, look no further than a new creation from robotics manufacturer Kawasaki. The robot can make sushi in under a minute. First spotted by Gizmodo, the video shows a miraculous bot that assembles nigiri, the traditional type of sushi in which a piece of raw fish sits on a little ball of rice.
One robotic arm (on the right in the video) clinches the sides of the pressed bundles of rice, and moves completed nigiri pieces to a wooden block. The arm on the left picks up tubes of wasabi and squeezes a little bit onto of the rice. It also picks up a small vacuum, which it then uses to lift up the fish and place it on the rice….(read more)
Source: Business Insider
PHOTO: Kawasaki’s sushi-making robot. Kazumichi Moriyama/YouTube