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A robot’s been cooking up a storm in Japan, where its maker – Yaskawa Technology – has taught the drone to bake the perfect Japanese omelette.

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The firm’s MotoMan SDA10 robot was shown cooking an Okonomiyaki cake in front of crowds at a recent robot fair in Osaka.

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According to several reports, the droid mixed all the ingredients together – which included batter, eggs, cheese and cabbage – and then flipped and fried the omelette to perfection.

Yaskawa’s website states that that MotoMan SDA10 has seven axes of movement per arm and a single axis for base rotation. It can also hold up to 10kg of weight on each of its arms, which have a forward reach distance of almost a metre.

The robot’s “human-like flexibility” also makes it suitable for a wide variety of boring assembly jobs, such as digital cameras, as seen in the above video.

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