Suitcase-sized robots will soon travel on sidewalks at up to 4 miles per hour to deliver as much as 20 pounds of groceries to a costumer's door. The invention of a tech startup may change the way we shop.
Estonia has made a name in the field of technology and innovation, and is home to start-ups testing new gadgets. Robots are part of daily life in the capital Tallinn, where they’re popular for take-out deliveries.
Online shopping is booming! As more and more consumers buy goods over the internet, companies are looking to automate the delivery process. Drones and robots are being developed to deliver parcels.
Swiss Post, Hermes and Media Markt have partnered with Starship Technologies to trial the almost fully autonomous robots. The devices are designed for door-to-door deliveries within 30 minutes over a 5-km radius.
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