NEW YORK — Amazon is bringing supply robots to the streets of a Seattle suburb.
The net purchasing big says it began to check self-driving robots in Snohomish County, Washington, Wednesday that may deliver Amazon packages to consumers’ doorsteps. The robots are gentle blue, concerning the measurement of a Labrador, have six wheels and the Amazon smile brand stamped on its facet, in response to Amazon images.
Amazon says a employee will accompany the robots at first, nevertheless it didn’t present extra particulars of how the service would work. The corporate didn’t instantly reply to questions concerning the check.
A number of firms have been testing comparable supply robots on faculty campuses that ship quick meals or snacks to college students.
Amazon says its robotic, which it’s calling Scout, can navigate round pets and pedestrians.