In Tokyo, the automated restaurant

Technology and sensors makes one Japanese restaurant almost completely waiterfree.

Conveyor belts are nothing new to sushi restaurants. But BBC takes an inside look at a restaurant in Tokyo that has gone waiterless. Other than cooks and cashiers the experience is almost completely automated. As Spencer Kelly shows,  sensors keep track of how many diners are eating at any given time and which dishes are most popular and therefore need to be added to the conveyor belt. Efficiency at its best? You decide.

[h/t VentureBeat]

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