It’s an automation that I’ve expected for a while now, (mainly because it’s simplicity as a task)… and now there’s a real life examples of robots taking over barista jobs!
In fact there are an incredible amount of robot barista companies currently trading! The big players on the scene include: Briggo, Cafe X, GBL, AAbak, Crown Coffee, HIS, Rethink, and ABB.
Sure the human element is great, but into the future I think having a human barista will be regarded as a luxury while the robots take over!
Briggo’s real-life example, which still looks more like a coffee machine than a coffee shop: