Zume’s robot pizzeria could be the future of workplace automation

Zume Pizza, a food delivery startup in the San Francisco Bay Area, is expanding to a new location in the heart of Silicon Valley — with the help of robotic companions. The company, which starting… [Read More]

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Zume Pizza, a food delivery startup in the San Francisco Bay Area, is expanding to a new location in the heart of Silicon Valley — with the help of robotic companions.
The company, which first began delivering pizzas last year, was founded on two core concepts: robotic automation and on-route cooking.
The various robots work in unison with humans in an assembly line-style work space attached to the company’s Mountain View facility.
Zume relies on both robots and on-route cooking to cut costs and speed up deliveriesFor Zume, robots are just one aspect of the business.
But Collins is confident that Zume can lay the groundwork for the future of high-quality, tech-infused food delivery that doesn’t treat human labor as an enemy.

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There are a number of automated startups popping up trying to fuse cooking with technology. #Trend

Source: The Verge