The Motoman SDA10 (aka the Okonomiyaki Robot), created by Osaka-based robot makers Toyo Riki Company, is capable of receiving verbal orders to make traditional Japanese flour-based pancakes, called Okonomiyaki. Showcased at the International Food Machinery and Technology Exhibition in Tokyo, the robot measures 4.5 feet tall and weighs about 480 pounds. The Motoman SDA10 sports 15 motorized joints giving its two arms/hands the dexterity it needs to pour the batter onto a grill and flip the pancakes with a spatula. Watch the videos to see the Motoman in action.
To highlight the Motoman SDA10’s dexterity, watch it assemble a disposable camera: