FedEx rolls out autonomous delivery robot

The human element in package delivery looks set to disappear in the near future. Readers will likely be well aware of Amazon's air and ground autonomous delivery robots, and you may have seen Starship's electric six-wheeled bot trundling around hundreds of cities. Now FedEx has joined the ranks with the development of the SameDay Bot... Continue Reading FedEx rolls out autonomous delivery robot Category: Robotics Tags: Autonomous Delivery robots Electric Vehicles Robots

FedEx rolls out autonomous delivery robot

The human element in package delivery looks set to disappear in the near future. Readers will likely be well aware of Amazon's air and ground autonomous delivery robots, and you may ...

Wed 27 Feb 19 from Gizmag

Self-Driving Trucks Will Always Need People

Remote human operators will still take the wheel in fiddly situations

Thu 21 Feb 19 from IEEE Spectrum

I drove an autonomous delivery truck from 1,200 miles away

With all the talk of 5G phones at MWC this week, it's easy to forget about the practical uses for the public, enterprise and more. Applications across a range of industries are ...

Thu 28 Feb 19 from Engadget

VW praises Ford's autonomous tech as partnership talks continue

Volkswagen on Wednesday praised its cooperation with Ford and took pains to highlight its rival's autonomous vehicles technology, as both carmakers explore deepening their partnership to include ...

Wed 27 Feb 19 from Reuters Technology

Qualcomm launches its first platform made for robots

Qualcomm's interest in robots is definitely more than a passing fancy. It just unveiled RB3, its first all-encompassing platform for robotics. The part is based on last year's ...

Mon 25 Feb 19 from Engadget

Qualcomm announces a new robotics development platform

Robotics have long been a bit of a white whale for Qualcomm. The burgeoning field is a pretty logical next step for the chipmaker, which seems to have its foot in every other aspect of electronics, ...

Mon 25 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

Amazon Air cargo plane operated by Atlas crashes in Texas, killing 3 on board

An Atlas cargo plane flying on behalf of Amazon Air — Amazon’s own freight delivery service that competes with FedEx and UPS, among others — has crashed outside Houston, Texas, ...

Sat 23 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

Man Delivering Amazon Package Steals Puppy, Gets Caught By App

A U.K. delivery driver is in hot water: After lying to officials about a missing pet, an app caught him dropping off an Amazon parcel and stealing a puppy from a customer’s property. […] The ...

Wed 20 Feb 19 from Geek.com

CNRS-developed AntBot is first robot to travel without GPS

Navigates by "celestial compass" sensitive to polarized light from sky; promises new control strategies for autonomous vehicles.

Thu 21 Feb 19 from optics.org

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