Flippy, a burger-flipping robot, has begun work at a restaurant in Pasadena, Los Angeles.
Flippy can handle 12 burgers at once, and is destined to replace human fast-food workers.
It is the first of dozens of locations for the system, which is destined to replace human fast-food workers.
The BBC’s North America technology reporter Dave Lee saw it in action.
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