Thai students have invented a robot that cooks the country’s renowned street food dish Pad Thai.
The youngsters from Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna hosted an exhibition for their innovation at the campus in Chiang Mai, on Wednesday.
This group of students designed a system for a robot hand and programmed it to cook famous street food dish ‘Pad Thai’, a combination of fried noodles, spring onions, beansprouts, egg, tofu, dried shrimp, herbs and sauces.
The program was effective as the robot was able to rustle up a perfect dish of Pad Thai by pouring the ingredients from the containers and stirring them in a frying pan.
The innovation was selected to represent the university’s work in the Thailand Competition on Robotic and Automation Control using Industry 4.0 Technology 2nd.
Engineering student Kunanan Singha, who helped to develop the robot, said that the program’s goal was to prepare students for the world of of artificial intelligence.