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Bell’s new, self-flying cargo drone hauls a heavy load

September 16th, 2019 at 11:40 am » Comments Off

The all-electric APT 70 can tote up to 70 pounds, cruise at 75 mph, and cover 35 miles with a fully charged battery. Bell aims to begin beyond-visual-line-of sight tests for the APT 70 next year, on the road to starting commercial service in the early 2020s. They say things are bigger in Texas, and […]

Thousands of autonomous delivery robots are about to descend on US college campuses

September 1st, 2019 at 3:09 am » Comments Off

Starship Technologies announces an expansion of its robot delivery service after raising $40 million The quintessential college experience of getting pizza delivered to your dorm room is about to get a high-tech upgrade. On Tuesday, Starship Technologies announced its plan to deploy thousands of its autonomous six-wheeled delivery robots on college campuses around the country […]

Amazon delivery robots are officially on the streets of California

August 22nd, 2019 at 11:38 am » Comments Off

Amazon has robots on the streets. It’s a good bet urban delivery will never be the same. Amazon has officially rolled out its last-mile delivery robots in a Southern California testbed. Called Scout, the delivery robot is designed to autonomously ferry parcels from urban distribution points to Amazon Prime customers, removing the need for vans […]

Gatik’s self-driving vans have started shuttling groceries for Walmart

August 19th, 2019 at 2:08 pm » Comments Off

Gatik AI, the autonomous vehicle startup that’s aiming for the sweet middle spot in the world of logistics, is officially on the road through a partnership with Walmart .  The company received approval from the Arkansas Highway Commissioner’s office to launch a commercial service with Walmart . Gatik’s autonomous vehicles (with a human safety driver […]

No more cardboard boxes? 3M invents an ingenious new way to ship products

August 13th, 2019 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

The company is launching a new material that could reduce the time, materials, and space required to ship products by 50%. Getting things delivered has never been more convenient. With just a few clicks, you can have a new bottle of shampoo sitting outside your door the next day, or that cool T-shirt you’ve been […]

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