Burger-Flipping Robot Taking Over In 50 Restaurants…



As fast food employees across the U.S. continue to protest for higher wages, a California chain restaurant has decided to hire a new staff member that works for free. The competition for the company's low-wage workers: a burger-flipping robot named 'Flippy.'

CaliBurger has announced they will be installing the high-tech replacement in 50 of their locations around the world. 'Flippy,' the robotic kitchen assistant, was created by a California startup company called Miso Robotics and is expected to roll out in 2018.

We are excited about the impact Miso's AI-based solutions will have for the restaurant industry, Miso's David Zito said. The CEO added that their creation will likely push workers out of their current jobs.

Humans will always play a very critical role in the hospitality side of the business? We just don?t know what the new roles will be yet in the industry.?

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