Cornell University's PR2 robot is able to follow a set of instructions to use an espresso machine to autonomously make latte.
For $200, the Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista has the power to create lattes and cappuccinos almost all by itself.
Making lattes and other cafe-style drinks is hard work, and the Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista successfully automates much of the process, but consistently pulling straight shots of quality espresso is out of this machine's reach.
Finally, we can see ourselves in our coffee. Also, an inventor shows us how to play Tetris on an LED tie, and dogs can entertain themselves with the iFetch automatic ball launcher.
Let's Cafe prints images on the top of coffee, turning your cup of joe a whole new visual experience. Plus, we help lazy dog owners play with their dogs without getting their hands dirty and try on the amazing Tetris LED tie. All that and a little more on this week's Crave.
If you've ever wanted to drink your own face, now you can. A coffee chain in Taiwan offers a latte printer that creates portraits on top of caffeinated beverages.
Some artists paint on a canvas or tablet, but one creative coffee addict makes geeky art with cream and a latte.
Japanese artist Yuko Honda uses a latte's liquid canvas to create creamy logos inspired by popular Web sites and software. Drink some of them in here.
A coffee chain in Taiwan is using laser-style printers to put the faces of its customers right on top of their own lattes.
The company continues its global expansion by rolling out its app, which now allows customers to lay out for their lattes with PayPal, to two more countries.