Starship Technologies plans to put more delivery robots on city streets after new funding
The company recently raised another 5 million. It's also hired an Airbnb veteran as its new CEO.
Sidewalk robot test program extended in Washington, D.C., with strong government support
City council is standing behind a pilot program that it says could both relieve congestion on city streets and enable new data collection to support operations.
Delivery drones eye the sidewalks of Arizona
The state would join a growing group seeking to promote the technology's use for autonomous deliveries on city streets.
One San Francisco official’s war on R2-D2
Commentary: Research Analyst Alan McQuinn examines a recent controversy to argue that hasty policymaking around emerging technologies is self-defeating.
Ohio greenlights sidewalk robots in latest budget
Robotics leader Starship Technologies has successfully lobbied the state legislature to legalize sidewalk robots, the fifth state to open its walkways as potential testing ground.
Sidewalk drones find new home in Wisconsin, the third state to legalize
Momentum is growing with a new state law allowing delivery robots, as policymakers and technologists consider the opportunities for the emergent door-to-door service.
Sidewalk delivery drones aren't quite ready for government service
One chief information officer said the emerging industry of land-based delivery robots presents challenges around safety, privacy and logistics.