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

By |May 24th, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

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

By |May 24th, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

Ford taps Agility Robotics’ bipedal robot to test package delivery

By |May 23rd, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

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

By |May 22nd, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

Casino’s Franprix and TwinswHeel Trial Autonomous delivery Robots

By |May 15th, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

French supermarket tests robot delivery, Retail News, ET Retail

By |April 19th, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

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

By |April 19th, 2019|Robotics|

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 [...]

Picking, Packing, Delivery – All By Robots

By |March 31st, 2019|Robotics|

Robots are beginning to have a real impact in logistics, relieving humans of arduous or repetitive tasks. Here are some of the very latest developments that take picking and packing further along the road, together will a robot delivery success story. Thanks to the Amazon Picking Challenge we've already considered the problems associated [...]

Global Autonomous Delivery Robots Market 2019-2024 – Market is Expected to Register a CAGR of Over 49.5% –

By |March 25th, 2019|Robotics|

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Autonomous Delivery Robots Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to's offering. The autonomous delivery robots market is expected to register a CAGR of over 49.5% during the forecast period, 2019 - 2024 Smart meters boost a utility's ability to precisely and timely bill [...]

Flipkart Deploys 100 Automated Robots In Its Bengaluru Delivery Hub

By |March 21st, 2019|Robotics|

The robots are essentially automated guided vehiclesThey pick products from a conveyor belt, scan them and drop them down a chuteAccording to Flipkart, this move will not have any affect the jobs of human workforce Walmart-owned Flipkart has deployed around 100 robots in one of its delivery hubs in the outskirts of Bengaluru [...]