Paulii pours beer with a perfect head
The KUKA LBR iiwa lightweight robot takes on radio presenter “Fleischi” in a wheat beer pouring contest
29 September 2015
Pouring a wheat beer is the ultimate challenge behind the bar. In Paulaner’s new promotional video, wheat beer tradition comes up against robotic innovation. The task: Who can pour the perfect wheat beer more quickly? To find out, radio presenter Bernhard Fleischmann and Paulii, as the KUKA LBR iiwa ightweight robot was nicknamed for the advertisement, meet up in Paulaner’s traditional beer garden. Make way for Fleischi vs. Paulii, radio presenter and wheat beer expert vs. robot and wheat beer lover.
Blindfolded and without a camera system, the contest starts under the same conditions for both contestants. The glasses are held at an angle to the bottle, the first drops run down the side of the glass. Watch here to find out who managed to pour the perfect beer. Good, better, ...
A charming demonstration of human-robot collaboration