A new Mr Delivery: Meet Digit

By |June 3rd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Ford is adding two-legged robots to its fleet of autonomous delivery vehicles to carry your packages the last 15m to the front door of your home. Ford Motor Company YouTubeINTERNATIONAL - It’s a headless robot in a driverless car. Ford is working on a way to resolve what self-driving researchers refer to as “the [...]

Ford Prepares to Unleash Walking Delivery Robots

By |May 30th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Human-like robots that can move across sidewalks and climb stairs are on the way to neighborhoods, and they are looking to track down humans. But this scenario is not from the latest sequel to “The Terminator.” This two-legged, two-armed robot, named Digit, is being produced by the Ford Motor Co. and Agility Robotics of [...]

Bipedal robot Digit seen as final step in autonomous delivery system

By |May 28th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Credit: Ford Motor Company Self-driving cars for delivering packages is already familiar enough as a "vision." As Ford continues sketching out the self-driving car as part of the transportation future, the delivery system that needs to fulfill the customer's one-click shopping wish adds to its interest. What good is a self-driving delivery van if [...]

Ford’s self-driving cars may have delivery robots because humans are too lazy

By |May 24th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Ford is developing self-driving delivery vehicles it plans to launch in 2021, but there’s a problem.If there isn’t a driver, who’s going to bring the package or pizza to your door?In tests with faux-autonomous Domino's Pizza cars, Ford discovered that a lot of people were simply too lazy to make the trip to the [...]

Ford Shows Off Package Delivery Robot That Docks Inside Self-Driving Car

By |May 24th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The days of a living, breathing human walking your packages to the door may be coming to an end. Companies like Amazon and Google are working on rolling and flying drones to make deliveries, but Ford is investigating the [...]

Ford taps Agility Robotics’ bipedal robot to test package delivery

By |May 23rd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] In the future, humanoid robots will emerge from driverless vans to deliver parcels to your doorstep. That’s the vision Ford articulated today in a press release announcing its exploratory partnership with Agility Robotics, an Albany-based spinoff of Oregon State University’s Dynamic Robotics Laboratory that specializes in bipedal machines. The automaker says it’s embarking on [...]

The rise and reign of Starship, the world’s first robotic delivery provider

By |May 22nd, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] On the wall of the robotics company Starship Technologies’ headquarters, a collection of handwritten letters has been pinned up. Almost all of them are written by kids; conveying, in their cutesy drawings, hearts and smiley face emojis, the kind of wonderment that would normally be reserved for notes posted to Santa. This is the [...]

Casino’s Franprix and TwinswHeel Trial Autonomous delivery Robots

By |May 15th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Add to favorites Delivery in 30 to 40 minutes French retail chain Casino’s Franprix have started to run test trials of a delivery robot that will roam the streets of Paris’s 13th arrondissement (borough). Casino’s Franprix is one of Europe’s oldest mass-retail groups and is estimated to have over 220,000 employees. The supermarket group [...]

French supermarket tests robot delivery, Retail News, ET Retail

By |April 19th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] By Dominique VidalonPARIS - Four decades after R2-D2 delivered a vital message from Princess Leia in the hit movie "Star Wars", a French supermarket group plans to use robots inspired by the drum-shaped droid to transport food to customers in Paris. Stepping up the race for automated deliveries with online retailers such as Amazon, [...]

Brain Corp. debuts an autonomous delivery robot for factories and retail – TechCrunch

By |April 19th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Admittedly, Brain Corp . sounds a bit like an evil corporation in some superhero comic, but the San Diego-based startup has generated some serious funding in recent years, including a $114 million Series C, led by SoftBank back in 2017. The company’s been putting that money to work, announcing today the launch of an [...]