I can't imagine that there would be a great necessity for the Candy Sorting Machine on a day-to-day basis, but the invention could prove quite useful in a number of situations. In preparation for a party, for instance, one might like to group treats according to color, so that the edibles can be worked into a theme or the decor.
Electrical engineer Brian Egenriether put the various mechanisms of his clever creation into a cylindrical case, exposing just an ON switch and a collection of bowls. When you go to use it, pour a multicolored assortment of m&ms into the dish on top and they will be fed one by one through the appliance. Each piece is scanned by the Candy Sorting Machine, which recognizes different dyes. The sweets are then distributed into separate containers by a robotic arm.
More Stats +/-
Increasingly Convenient Bread Browners
Eco Ceramic Cooktops
Discreet Liquor-Distilling Dishes
Safe Fuel Cookers
Compact Outdoor Cookers
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.