MonsieurWhen we hear the words robot and alcohol in the same sentence, we get curious. We recently sat down with Monsieur, a robotic bartender that learns what you like, and its creators for a drink and a chat. The box-shaped Monsieur doesn’t actually have any robot arms to physically mix drinks, but it does feature a pump system that can accurately measure drinks from up to 16 liquid containers. Intelligent features include a mobile app for ordering, personalized recommendations based on your drink history, and an alert that helps call a cab when your blood alcohol content gets too high. The project is currently raising money on Kickstarter with an initial batch of units expected to go out to backers later this year, followed by a larger round in April. Monsieur will be able to integrate with home automation systems like SmartThings and Zigbee over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

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