Postmates unveils Serve, a friendlier autonomous delivery robot — TechCrunch

San Francisco partially banned delivery robots because they obstructed pedestrians, so Postmates built one with eyes, turn signals, and a mandate to yield. Serve is Postmates’ new cooler-meet-autonomous-stroller that it hopes can cut costs and speed up deliveries. The semi-autonomous rover uses cameras and Lidar to navigate sidewalks, but always has a human pilot remotely monitoring…

via Postmates unveils Serve, a friendlier autonomous delivery robot — TechCrunch

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