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See Seattle's wild coffee tech up close

Here's what we saw when we scoured the aisles of Seattle's big coffee show, hunting for exciting java tech.

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See it and drink it

If you're info coffee, then there were plenty of exciting things to see, touch and taste at the Global Coffee Expo 2017 in Seattle.

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Breville Oracle Touch

Breville's Oracle Touch is the company's first fully automatic espresso machine.

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Breville Oracle Touch

The Oracle Touch has a touchscreen on its front face as its main control panel.

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Breville Oracle Touch

There's no complicated swirling required when steaming milk since the Oracle's special steam wand does it all.

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Breville Precision Brewer Thermal

The Breville Precision Brewer looks like a regular drip coffee-maker, but it's way more advanced than that.

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Breville Precision Brewer Thermal

This coffee-maker makes much more than drip.

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Breville Precision Brewer Thermal

A special accessory lets you make proper pour-over.

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Breville Precision Brewer Thermal

Place your favorite pour-over funnel on the Precision Brewer's stand and it supplies the hot water.

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Motif Mentor

The Motif Mentor scale links to phones and tablets over Bluetooth and provides coffee-brewing advice through its mobile app.

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Motif Mentor

There are no visible buttons, controls or a screen on the Mentor scale.

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Motif Elements

The Motif Elements merges quality drip brewing with a programmable schedule.

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Bunn 10-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker

This Bunn coffee maker costs a little less than many other premium models, yet still brews to meet the SCAA "golden cup" standard.

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Bunn 10-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker

Inside the water tank are those distinctive Bunn water level markings.

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Vintage Technivorm Moccamaster

One display really caught my eye at Coffee Expo 2017 -- Technivorm's vintage Moccamasters. This space-age one is straight out of the 1960s.

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Vintage Technivorm Moccamaster

This Vintage Moccamaster clearly is a 1970s model. With those brown and orange hues, it would have blended right into the "Brady Bunch" home's kitchen counter.

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Vintage Technivorm Moccamaster

Goodbye, 70s! This Moccamaster model has the 1980s -- or even 1990s -- written all over it.

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Fellow Stagg Electric Kettle

The Fellows Stagg Electric Kettle was on hand too. Paired with a mobile app, it talks to select Baratza grinders and Acaia scales to help you brew pour-over coffee.

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Poursteady Machine

The Poursteady machine is an automated contraption designed to deliver hot water to multiple pour-over cones at once and with consistent results.

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Behmor Coffee Roaster

Behmor had its home kitchen coffee roaster on display as well. This version features ways to customize the roasting process and save your recipes.

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