According to a McKinsey & Company analysis, 73% of the activities food service workers perform have the potential for automation. This might seem like cause for alarm, but , a startup developing automation products for fast-food and quick-service restaurant kitchens, asserts machines can boost productivity by working with humans as opposed to wholly replacing them.
To this end, Miso this morning unveiled the Miso Robot on a Rail (ROAR), which it describes as the “next generation” of “cost-efficient” robotic assistant solutions for restaurant chains. It’s basically the evolution of Miso’s previous robot, Flippy, albeit affixed to a movable rail as opposed to a ground-mounted base.
ROAR — which is expected to begin shipping commercially by the end of 2020 for around $30,000, or half the