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Robots to deliver grocery purchases in Mustamäe

The robots can carry up to 10 kilograms, enough for a few bags of shopping
  • January 07, 2019 17:30, 331 impressions
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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Source: Facebook / Starship Technologies

Mustamäe, one of the 8 administrative districts of Tallinn, has already a robot delivery service. At the moment the robots are working on an area of just few square kilometers because the robots move at the same pace as pedestrians, but the goal is to soon cover the entire city and later on the entire country as well. The robots can carry up to 10 kilograms, enough for a few bags of shopping. The delivery fee is 1.5 Euros per delivery.

Around Europe, such services are widely offered but people need to wait a day or two for the delivery when they shop online. According to a survey, people will shop more online if they don’t need to wait that much. That’s why, the Starship robots will bring the grocery shopping in the same time it would take to walk to the supermarket. The Estonian company offers its services also in England, and it will soon expand its services to US as well.

Source: news.postimees.ee