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This Robo-Sushi Chef Can Crank Out 400 Rolls in an Hour! (vid)

by Adriana Lee | May 16, 2012

The sushi chef at my favorite local Japanese joint might have reason to fear the future: There’s a machine that can whip out 400 rolls per hour!

That’s a lot of maki, my friends. But the SushiBot’s up to the challenge. Just feed it ingredients, and watch it assemble (churn out) rolls and bite-size morsels (nigiri).

I don’t think Nobu would even give this a second glance, but I could see bigger chain restaurants hopping on this. And if they do, I hope they keep it back in the far end of the kitchen — there’s something kind of unappetizing about the way it plops the nuggets of rice out, no?

[via Dvice, source Gigazine]


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Adriana Lee

Adriana is the resident writer-slash-culture vulture who has written about everything from smartphones, tablets, apps, accessories, and small biz...Adriana is the resident writer-slash-culture vulture who has written about everything from smartphones, tablets, apps, accessories, and small biz...


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