Government, Business

Virginia Lawmakers Considering Bill to Allow Delivery Robots on Sidewalks

Starship Technologies

It looks like a mini-Mars rover and, someday soon, it could be rolling down the sidewalk next to you as you walk to lunch or take your nightly jog.

Jordan Pascale | The Virginian-Pilot
January 13, 2017

California Town Mulls Autonomous Delivery Robots

Starship Technologies

Henry Harris-Burland, marketing and communications manager at Starship Technologies, gave a presentation to Sunnyvale, California, City Council members, asking them to consider allowing the company to run a test pilot program in the city using autonomous delivery robots that would deliver parcels, groceries and food.

Victoria Kezra | The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News
November 28, 2016

Autonomous Starship Robot Makes First Delivery in San Francisco

Starship Technologies

Making shooing gestures with his hands, Ahti Heinla, an engineer who helped start Skype, stood on Balboa Street in San Francisco. “Can you come out of the way for the robots?” he said to an assembled scrum of journalists. “They’re programmed to not crash into people.”

Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle
September 21, 2016