Sunnyvale-based Blendid offers fully autonomous food robotics kiosks that use advanced technology to prepare and serve healthy, fresh, and delicious smoothies, known as Blends. The company uses robotics, machine vision, and artificial intelligence to transform and modernize the way the food and beverage industry approaches the preparation and serving of healthy foods. Blendid was founded in 2015 by Vipin Jain, Venki Ayalur, and Vijay Dodd, seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. As a pioneer of the future of food, Blendid is improving the consumer experience, while also reducing issues or complexities and saving costs for the operators. Using only fresh fruits and vegetables, Blendid creates a tasty, healthy, affordable, and convenient meal or snack for the consumer – exactly how and when they want it.