EAI Endorsed Transactions on Smart Cities 2022-09-27T14:24:34+00:00 EAI Publications Department Open Journal Systems <p>EAI Endorsed Transactions on Smart Cities is open access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on applications for Smart Cities with leverage on big-data applications, ICT devices used in the factory of the future, HPC, industrial processes, energy efficiency systems, social platforms, and more. The journal publishes research articles, review articles, commentaries, editorials, technical articles, and short communications with a quarterly frequency (four issues per year). Authors are not charged for article submission and processing.</p> AI for Healthy Meal Preparation in Smart Cities 2022-09-27T14:24:34+00:00 Bhuvana Namasivayam <p class="ICST-abstracttext"><span lang="EN-GB">INTRODUCTION: ‘Food is medicine’. Eating healthy fresh cooked foods is increasingly becoming a challenge, especially among working professionals, elderly people, people in care homes and those getting medical care, as they find it difficult to cook everyday meals and to make sure they take in all necessary nutrients regularly.</span></p><p class="ICST-abstracttext"><span lang="EN-GB">OBJECTIVES: With the intervention of Robotics and AI, food preparation and delivery can be made efficient in a way it supports overall health and wellbeing.</span></p><p class="ICST-abstracttext"><span lang="EN-GB">METHODS: The proposed idea is a smart city AI scheme with robots engaged in food preparation tasks such as chopping, grating etc, robotic kitchens assembled to prepare foods as per the dietary needs of various groups of people and delivery bots and drones to effectively deliver meals, fruits and necessary supplements on a daily basis and also pick up leftovers for effective waste management. This can also be extended to smart hospitals for providing nutritious meals to patients to aid in faster recovery and also avoid the carelessness and haste in food preparation when human workers are involved.</span></p> 2022-09-27T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Bhuvana Namasivayam