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Amazon’s Latest Prime Air Delivery Drone Revealed

Amazon’s Latest Prime Air Delivery Drone Revealed
Amazon has been working on delivery by drone for a while now. And now the world’s largest online retailer has revealed its latest drone variant. The newly-revealed Amazon Prime Air delivery drone flies using a similar approach to VTOL aircraft, taking off and landing vertically, but orienting itself horizontally once airborne.

Ford and Agility Robotics Team for Package Delivery Robot

Ford and Agility Robotics Team for Package Delivery Robot
Ford knows that autonomous cars will be used in a big way for delivery services. People who buy stuff online don’t always have time or the desire to walk out to the road to get their packages off the autonomous delivery vehicle.
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Pizza Hut is Exploring Delivery Via FedEx Robot

Pizza Hut is Exploring Delivery Via FedEx Robot
This summer should be a good one for fans of pizza and robots, as Pizza Hut is planning to test a new way of delivering pizzas. The company will be using an autonomous pizza delivery bot in select markets.

Amazon’s Adorable Scout Autonomous Delivery Robot Being Tested

Amazon’s Adorable Scout Autonomous Delivery Robot Being Tested
Look at this cute little six-wheeled robot. It’s pretty adorable and is designed to deliver small goods. Specifically, Amazon’s Scout robot is delivering packages to customers in a neighborhood in Snohomish County, Washington. The ‘bot is about the size of a drink cooler and rolls along sidewalks at walking pace.

Engineers Invent Folding Delivery Drone That Carries Cargo Inside

Engineers Invent Folding Delivery Drone That Carries Cargo Inside
Basic drones are a dime a dozen these days, turning up everywhere from Walmart to your local 7-Eleven. But most of them share a few drawbacks – they’re cumbersome to carry around, easy to damage, and their spinning propellers can be a hazard to anyone who goes near them.

Domino’s Now Delivering Pizza by Robot in Europe

Domino’s Now Delivering Pizza by Robot in Europe
Domino’s pizza continues its world domination of the pizza delivery business, by unleashing a new set of pizza delivery drones. This time it is happening in Germany and the Netherlands. The company is using autonomous rovers developed by Starship Technologies, but they are still working on their own delivery drones.

UPS Drones May Soon Deliver Packages to Your Door

UPS Drones May Soon Deliver Packages to Your Door
UPS is currently testing something that takes a page out of Amazon’s playbook for the future. The shipping giant is trying out drones as delivery agents in Florida. The drones are from Workhorse and are called the HorseFly UAV Delivery Drone.

Starship Technologies Wants to Replace Delivery Drivers with Fancy Robovan Tech

Starship Technologies Wants to Replace Delivery Drivers with Fancy Robovan Tech
Starship Technologies first came to our attention when it unveiled its sweet cooler on wheels autonomous robots meant to deliver food and other items to your door. The company is back with a new reveal, and this time out it has a semi-autonomous system that is the result of a tie up with Mercedes-Benz.

Starship Technologies Autonomous Delivery Robots Bring the Autom-noms

Starship Technologies Autonomous Delivery Robots Bring the Autom-noms
Yes, this looks like a cooler on six wheels. If you put some handlebars on it, it could be something you see at the NASCAR track between races with a redneck atop it. In fact, it’s a very swanky autonomous wheeled delivery system for packages and food that is in testing by Starship Technologies.

Domino’s Has a Pizza Delivery Robot

Domino’s Has a Pizza Delivery Robot
Humans delivering your pizza? Forget that. Domino’s Pizza has an alternative to unreliable humans, with the unveiling of its autonomous delivery robot in Australia. It goes by the name of DRU which stands for Domino’s Robotic Unit.

Jeremy Clarkson Explains the Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery Service

Jeremy Clarkson Explains the Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery Service
In the not too distant future, you may be able to have Amazon goods delivered within just a half hour’s time. How will it work? Former Top Gear host (and future Amazon car show host) Jeremy Clarkson explains the upcoming Amazon Prime Air drone-based delivery service in a new video.

Starship Robot Wants to Deliver Groceries to Your Door

Starship Robot Wants to Deliver Groceries to Your Door
Grocery shopping can be a hassle. There are the crowded aisles, getting in line to pay, then you have to put it all in the car and drive back home. We need a robot to do this for us.

Drones with Retina Scanners to Deliver Government Documents in Dubai

Drones with Retina Scanners to Deliver Government Documents in Dubai
Back in December when Amazon announced that it wanted to use drones to deliver packages to Prime users in only 30 minutes, many folks thought that sounded farfetched. Word has now surfaced from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that the government wants to trial its own delivery service in Dubai using drones.

iTray: Flying Drone Serves You Food

iTray: Flying Drone Serves You Food
Fast food is designed to be served quickly, but it could always be faster. Aimed at expediting service, the world’s first iPad-controlled flying food serving tray is here to help. It can be found at YO!

Domino’s Drone Delivers Pizza: Is That Delivery or Di-dron-o?

Domino’s Drone Delivers Pizza: Is That Delivery or Di-dron-o?
It looks like Domino’s Pizza is at it again. A few weeks back they started renting DVDs in Brazil that smell like pizza when they get hot. Now here they are delivering pizza using drones. Maybe the upcoming robot apocalypse isn’t so bad after all.

Walmart Considers Crowdsourced Delivery: People of Walmart Postal Service

Walmart Considers Crowdsourced Delivery: People of Walmart Postal Service
There are clearly some executives at Walmart who have never actually ventured into one of their stores to see some of the unusual customers who frequent the world’s biggest retailer. While the vast majority of people in Walmart stores are reasonably normal, but there are a select few that nobody wants to see… Ever.
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