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Drinks foam is transformed into a custom canvas thanks to robotics


If you thought you had seen everything in specialized applications for restoration, You were very cheated.

The presentation of food is increasingly important in the setting of the restaurant, because it is a differentiator difficult to acquire by competition. Thus, in recent years we have seen the stories featuring those privileged few who can make art with food.

Artists for pizza boxes were, somehow, the pioneers of this trend now gets traction. in EE. THE. there is a stream that has taken control of the additional instructions in order to request drawings and motivational quotes. Those artists or philosophers of life who really blunt with his gift achieve a special relationship with the customer which results in greater respect for the business with which they have interacted.

With the new wave of coffee art came about foam, terming it's over or latte art latte. The baristas try to bring more value and personalization to their infusions distinguished from other professionals. You get it, but at the cost of investing huge amounts of time.

This art is not limited cafes, any frothy drink is likely to be decorated. This is the case of cocktails. In cocktail bars, the use of food colors is the order of the day, although it is also possible to use mechanical processes used widely in the latte.

If the creation of artistic pancakes with 3D printers Food was already a possibility, Why would not we automate the latte art?

This is exactly what the company proposed Ripples, appeared in 2015 and specialized in the creation of auxiliary machines restoration. A) Yes, su Ripple Maker, that so called automated tool specializing in latte art, others will join zany appliances, but not useless, which they have appeared in the past, as may be the PancakeBot.

Ripples makers say the device boasts an unprecedented speed, so that The main disadvantage of latte art will be eradicated thanks to robotics for restoration.

The indiscriminate use of drawings on foam opens the door to a world of possibilities based on product customization. We must not think only of the possibilities of differentiation offered by the artistic resources in food presentation, we must weigh what other options exist because the accuracy of Ripple Maker allows you to write on the foam. ¿Thank customer consumption?, ¿Boost sales with special offers?, Does receiving incentives to strengthen the brand image of a product?…

The technology is young, and inventiveness recognized restaurateur has not yet yielded results, so known applications, Aside from the obvious, yet few. So good, There are already owners using this robotic solution for restoration.

At Hilton London Tower Bridge (United Kingdom) bartending service draws customers' attention with that special touch of art on foam. Customers love. So much so that Kia Illulian reported an increase of 5000% in the number of orders requesting latte art in Career Café, your business in Los Angeles (California, OF. UU.). And similar experiences occur in those establishments where dare to try the benefits of Ripple Maker: Hawaii, Oregon, Tel Aviv…

We are not surprised that this system soon came to large chains like Starbucks, given his potential to attract customers and customize the product, Do you imagine that the next coffee, Your name was written in foam coffee instead of in paper cup?

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Article by the editorial team of DiegoCoquillat.com. It has professionals both in the field of hospitality, gastronomy and tourism, and new technologies and innovation.


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