That is such a proud second for us as a result of a Malaysian has been cooking up a storm abroad by teaming up with Chowbotics to make the world’s first salad-making robotic!
In the event you didn’t know, Cowbotics is a Californian-based start-up firm which intends to offer accessible nutritious meals that’s made attainable with robots.
Reaping the advantages from that profitable mission, Chowbotics’ first salad-making robotic named Sally has been awarded the Most Revolutionary Product of the Yr for 2018 by Greatest in Biz Awards.
Clearly, this attainment isn’t a simple feat as a result of the judges sieved by means of 700 innovations from numerous US and Canada industries earlier than naming the winners for the eighth annual Greatest in Biz Awards.
The Greatest in Biz Awards is lauded because the US’ “solely unbiased awards programme”. It has numerous outstanding judges who’re editors and reporters from main publications in North America just like the New York Occasions, Forbes, Wired, Related Press, Inc, Shopper Affairs, Healthcare Improvements Information, Ottawa Citizen, New York Publish, Investor Advisor Journal, Globe and Mail, and Barrons.
It is a large shot occasion!
Definitely, this is a vital award however Chowbotics’ win was made much more particular for us as a result of a Malaysian engineer, Ok Kathirgugan had a hand in constructing this robotic, which gained the Silver Awards within the Small and Medium Enterprise class, reported FMT. Yay!
Kathirgugan who’s now primarily based in Chowbotics’ China department, hails from Penang. He studied at SK Bagan Jermal, Butterworth earlier than he moved to SMK Bandar Kinrara Seksyen four, Selangor. The College of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate constructed and designed Sally’s prototype (the primary model of Sally) with Deepak Sekar, the founding father of Chowbotics.
FYI, Deepak is an Indian American who can also be the CEO of Chowbotics. Chowbotics, which was once a two-man crew, is now the main firm within the robotics subject due to Deepak’s imaginative and prescient.
Ever since Sally was offered by Deepak and Kathirgugan in 2015, Chowbotics’ first robotic is presently serving wholesome meals in places of work, cafeterias and universities within the US and Canada. How cool!
On prime of that, the super-food robotic can also be serving at Buffalo Airport, New York. Apart from making salads, Sally now makes grain bowls, yogurt bowls and ethnic cuisines like Mexican, Indian Mediterranean, Chinese language, French and different ethnic meals. Wah, hopefully, Malaysia may have a Sally quickly!
Not solely that, Sally’s new and up to date software program permits prospects to customize their meals and so they have quite a lot of choices to selected from. It might additionally depend energy and “ship exact parts” that can cater to prospects who’re health-conscious.
Clients additionally needn’t fear in regards to the style of their meals as a result of the recipes are made by a crew led by chief culinary officer, Charlie Ayers who was once Google’s government chef.
Deepak informed TechCrunch that although Sally might seem to be a merchandising machine, it’s way more complicated than that. He was quoted as saying,
“The most important challenges are discovering particular technical options for allotting totally different sizes and styles of substances.”
We want Deepak and Kathirgugan all the most effective of their future endeavours. That stated, we hope each Malaysian might be impressed by Kathirgugan to attain unimaginable issues like him. Godspeed, Kathirgugan!
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