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Autonomous Delivery Robots

Autonomous delivery robots are self-navigating, wheeled vehicles designed to transport packages, food, or other goods from a source location to a designated delivery point without direct human control. These robots leverage a combination of advanced technologies, including computer vision, machine learning, and GPS navigation, to safely and efficiently navigate through environments such as city streets, campuses, or designated delivery zones. Equipped with an array of sensors, cameras, and mapping systems, they can detect and avoid obstacles, follow traffic rules, and adapt to changing conditions in real-time. Autonomous delivery robots come in various sizes and designs, ranging from small, lightweight units for last-mile deliveries to larger vehicles capable of handling heavier payloads over longer distances. They offer several potential benefits, such as reducing delivery costs, increasing efficiency, and providing contactless delivery options. However, their widespread adoption also raises concerns about job displacement, public safety, and the need for regulatory frameworks to govern their operation. As technology continues to advance, autonomous delivery robots are expected to play an increasingly significant role in the future of logistics and last-mile delivery, transforming the way goods are transported and delivered to consumers

autonomous navigation, last-mile delivery, contactless delivery, logistics automation

Robert Anderson

CITATION : "Robert Anderson. 'Autonomous Delivery Robots.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on July 22, 2024)"

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