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New coffee maker that decides when you need a cup

by Otis Day


A new coffee maker is designed to serve up coffee not with a timer, or money, or pressing a button....but only when you yawn.

The machine is fitted with facial-recognition software, so when a person yawns, the machine recognizes the gesture and serves up a hot cup of coffee.

Earlier this summer, the machine was placed at a Johannesburg airport as part of a marketing event, but now some coffee drinkers are petitioning to have it available for home use. 

Why?

I read all about this contraption at time.com