Friday, July 07, 2006

Cocktailrobot(s), off duty

One of the technologically more advanced pieces to mix cocktails at this year's ROBOEXOTICA (dec. 5th-9th, MQ Freiraum) will be coming from FH Technikum's mechatronic/robotics-students.
With three industrial robot arms in play, their automatic bar offers a variety of drinks, which are "processed" in a wound-track assembly-line.
Today I visited the FH school to have a look with DI Malisa at what could be done to shrink it to fit into Freiraum ...

As it is seen here in the school's lobby it features 4 touchscreen terminals to serve thirsty technophiles - and at Automatica fair in Munich earlier this year those were all busy dispensing free alcohol ...

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