I started the video where the action heats up. We see a man loading bread into an "automated machine. (I wonder if he ever is tempted to press the jolly, candy like button on the control panel?)
The bread is separated into individual slices and melted butter is deposited on each slice, followed by mayo. Then it's on to the cheese depositing phase, which is a manual operation. We get to see workers load "logs of ham" onto a slicer. (Get a load of the spring constant on that ham log!)
And so on. By the end, you'd be forgiven if you never want to eat a sandwich ever again.
Big library systems struggling with the task of sorting interbranch requests for distribution on the library's delivery vehicles can buy a $2 million Lyngsoe Systems Compact Cross Belt Sorter, whose conveyor takes precisely hand-placed materials down a line of bins, scanning each item and tipping it into a bin destined for the right branch.
I remember the first time a blind friend let me listen in on her screen-reader's text-to-speech narration, a high-speed chipmunk squeal that she had trained herself to decode; I was hugely impressed.
The Ovo-Tech Rz-1 breaks eggs like nobody’s business.
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Kudos to those of us who have chosen a less wasteful third option to “paper or plastic” at the supermarket or club stores. Tote bags are reusable, but they can be a pain to tote around. Here’s an upgrade to that planet-saving measure. The Club Cart Lotus Trolley Bag is that rare tote you’ll want […]