Monday, September 30, 2019

Sidewalk delivery robots coming to Pitt this fall

The University of Pittsburgh and Starship Technologies, a robotics company that makes 50-pound robots resembling coolers on wheels, plans to launch a delivery service this year.

“We are working with the city and our Oakland neighbors toward a launch later this fall,” Pitt spokesman Kevin Zwick said in an email.

A fleet of about 25 robots will be programmed to travel on Pitt’s campus carrying groceries, take-out meals and packages.. . . more