December 29, 2010
The Jura Capresso Impressa Z7 One Touch ($2,999) makes the heart of even the most demanding coffee aficionado beat faster, and provides the thrilling experience of a full range of coffee enjoyment at the highest level. Fist, quiet, and versatile. The cup illumination feature stylishly presents specialty coffee drinks in rich amber light, and frothed milk beverages in gleaming white. The cappuccino spout can be adjusted continuously up to 6-inch high to suit all standard latte macchiato glasses, a unique feature for automatic specialty coffee centers for home use. This perfects the quality of beverages made with milk, because it guarantees a wonderfully fine and airy milk foam. An advanced fluid system guarantees the best crema yet; fine, velvety, intense, and aromatic. The intelligent pre-heating system ensures that every espresso and ristretto has the optimum temperature, even after longer breaks in preparation. Saving energy doesn’t have to mean sacrificing enjoyment. In Energy Save Mode, the Jura Z7 One Touch uses up to 40-percent less energy. A patented Zero-Energy switch turns the machine off after coffee preparation and the automatic switch-off rinse. The machine can be completely disconnected from the power supply using the power switch. With the Impressa Z7 One Touch you can be ecological without being less indulgent. The unmistakable Impress Z7 design combines purest luxury, elegance and sophistication. The striking curved lines reflect the shape of the coffee bean. The high-quality materials used have been produced with maximum precision and outstanding craftsmanship. Carefully finished solid aluminum is used for the front panel and coffee spout. Impressa Z7 One Touch grinds, tamps and brews with a multi-level conical burr grinder, Thermoblock heating system, and a high performance 15 bar pump, Programmable water amount, temperature, and coffee strength. See the image gallery.
December 9, 2008
Oxygen devastating to your food. The BeanVac is a vacuum sealed canister for your coffee beans, it uses small battery powered motor to suck out air and retard oxydization. Keeping your coffee beans fresh for several weeks. It uses a sensor that activates the pump if the pressure ever changes. Available at ThinkGeek.com ($40) no coffee lover should be without one. Read the rest of this entry »
May 30, 2008
The HotCold Mug ($29) starts out as white with COLD in black letters. About one minute after you pour in your hot tea or coffee, it will turn black with HOT in white letters. When the mug turns back to white you know that your brew is no longer warm. See more pictures.
April 9, 2008
The Spectra line of coffee machines from Franke Coffee Systems, was designed to be adaptable for use anywhere. It can simply be used in your home / office, or stand up to a crown in a busy cafe. The Spectra Coffee Machienes are available in 3 different models (S, X, & I), each come in three different colors, and have a choice of 3 operating systems (Basic, Touch and Vetro). Each operating system is very easy to use, your guests or customers can use keypad, touchscreen or glass panel.
The Spectra S can use a simple coffee machine configuration with one grinder, or you can step it up and with three grinders, milk, steam and hot-water dispenser. The Spectra X has 4-brewing levels, and always prepares the precise amount of coffee you need throughout the day. Last but not least, the Spectra I is a classic chocolate dispenser and practical vending station in one. It perfectly compliments the Spectra S and Spectra X. Equipped with two additional dosage units for powdered milk and instant coffee, the Spectra I can even dispense strawberry flavor. See more pictures.
March 5, 2008
Yuno is a pc concept from designer Jason Farsai. It is small computer fitted inside a coffee cup wrapped with a touchscreen. The device is intended to give you all your necessary morning alerts such as Traffic, Weather, Stocks, Email, and more. It is a neat concept and hopefully it will see production some day. Read the rest of this entry »
January 26, 2008
This Italian style stove top espresso maker from OTTO features a mirrored polish finish, automatic cut-off as to not burn the coffee, and milk steamer. The espresso maker can make 2 shots at a time, and can be easily moved while hot with the cup handle and steam control knob. There is no word on pricing or availability yet, but if you really want it keep checking the OTTO website. [via] See another picture.