Wow! This self-driving robot can deliver food to your door (Watch)

Recently, Starship Technologies conducted tests of its autonomous delivery robots in the heart of Silicon Valley. 

Last Updated: Jul 26, 2016, 12:31 PM IST
Wow! This self-driving robot can deliver food to your door (Watch)
Image credit: Starship Technologies/YouTube

New Delhi: The idea of getting your groceries delivered to your doorstep by a delivery bot could become a reality in the near future.

 

Perhaps, you could even see these self-driving delivery robots on the sidewalk or share your sidewalks with them.

Recently, Starship Technologies conducted tests of its autonomous delivery robots in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Video courtesy: Starship Technologies/YouTube

The company announced that its robots achieved 90% autonomous driving, successfully navigating the sidewalk, avoiding obstacles, passing pedestrians, checking for traffic.

During the testing, the self-driving robotic vehicle also made a successful delivery for a senior citizen living nearby.

Starship Technologies have built the world's first commercially available autonomous delivery robot.

With the aim to bring affordable, convenient and efficient on-demand delivery to consumers and businesses, the company has been conducting tests of its self-driving robots in 40 cities and 12 countries.