We stumbled upon a very nice article about our Reis & Irvy’s Kiosks at the Carnegie Science Center. Excerpt of the article is below.
“The robot made the best yogurt in the whole wide world”, said Ethan Kreft, 3, of Stanton Heights, after watching the RoboFusion frozen yogurt robotic kiosk make him and his grandfather Rick Melton of Cabot a personal treat at the Carnegie Science Center Thursday, February 7, 2013. Heidi Murrin Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Natasha Nesbitt, 6, watched intently through the transparent booth doors as a robotic arm with a horseshoe-like hand prepared her frozen yogurt order, step-by-step: First, a layer of chocolate and vanilla yogurt swirl, then Reese’s Pieces, then another layer of yogurt, and finally a cap of Nerds candy.
After the robot fills the plastic cup, it places it on a platform. A window opens and — ta-da! — there’s your fro-yo.
“Ohhh!” exclaimed Natasha, of Forest Hills.
The Carnegie Science Center in the North Side has opened a RoboFusion frozen yogurt kiosk in its River View Cafe, which overlooks the Ohio River. Visitors can swipe their credit or debit cards for $6, then use a touch screen to design a four-layered frozen yogurt treat, with two flavors to pick out of chocolate, vanilla or swirl, and two toppings out of six: Mini M&Ms, Reese’s Pieces, granola, Nerds and chocolate or colored sprinkles.
Visitors choose an animated cartoon robot — either Cid, Reis, Rev or Irvy — to entertain them on a backing screen while the snakelike arm robot prepares the order.
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