Imagine if you could monitor your food just by looking at the screen of your phone. The app will tell you if your food will start burning in a few minutes. This type of pot will make it easier to teach other people how to cook. It will reduce the time and effort it takes to cook. There will be improvement in the accuracy of recorded recipes since the pot will have the functionality of detecting the ingredients you add. It will also monitor the timing of your activities and suggest little variations in your cooking methods that will improve the quality of your food.
Your cooking procedures can be compared to that of the best cooks in the world. That way you know which things to work on to improve your cooking. This will give computers a better estimation of how food is appreciated by humans. It will also be a big step towards fully automated cooking.
The pot will be equipped with odor sensors and artificial taste sensors. Photosensitive modules will be used along with a light source to estimate the food's visual impression. These sensors can make cooking to evolve to a level were the taste of a meal can be deduced before it is even cooked. These simulations could lead to a lot of computer inspired recipes and the available food stuff will be used in a more versatile way.
The pot can be partly automated to add ingredients at a time of your choosing. It will also open more possibilities like accurately determining the recipe of a meal from its sample.