Automated, robotic espresso making kiosks are coming to San Francisco International Airport.

As noted previously, automation is coming and higher minimum wage and mandated benefits laws are likely to accelerate the trend to automation. According to the news report, airport employees are worried that more automation is coming and will replace other jobs.

In some ways, these are more advanced vending machines, albeit, producing a higher quality product than pre-packaged items in vending machines.

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By EdwardM