Aabak is a pioneering R&D group committed to improving consumer environments and processes through automation.

Inevitably, technology will remove the need for manual labour and empower humans to adopt a bird’s eye perspective. Creating the infrastructure necessary for this change to occur is an enormous opportunity. Aabak’s approach disrupts existing consumer dynamics and innovates new methods from first principle thinking.

For our initial strategic investment, the group has focused on one of the world’s most commonly consumed beverages; coffee. With the high frequency nature of coffee consumption, it is a clear candidate for automation whilst providing a massive challenge. Australians are accustomed to specialty coffee made by industry-trained baristas. Given the high expectation of the coffee drinking community, Aabak’s machinery is engineered to well exceed benchmarks on quality, consistency and speed - never seen before in the industry.

Whilst solving for this complexity and challenge, Aabak has innovated a new machine class named CARAS (Complex Automated Rapid Assembly & Serve) for its coffee brand, once alike. This model has also shown to be invaluable in widespread applications beyond coffee.

CARAS machines are just one component of a fully-integrated approach. Aabak is building end-to-end service solutions that combine hardware engineering, software & web services, friendly support and live-telemetry around CARAS units, which result in comprehensive operational flexibility. Full control of the model and brand is maintained while an unparalleled experience is provided to the consumer.

Aabak was founded in August, 2016 by Flynn Macfarlane.

Aabak Coffee

ACMK2 (Prototype)

A free-standing machine requiring just power and less than 3 sqm of space to operate better than a full-scale Cafe. Each machine is capable of making more than 500 espresso coffees back-to-back on a single supply of produce.

Live-telemetry, multi-order queuing, unattended payments, algorithmic coffee control, automatic lidding, in-built error handling, and OTA updates during service mode come standard.

The Aabak Group’s third generation production unit (ACMK3) is in final stage development and slated for release in late 2018.






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