FedEx’s New Bots Can Deliver Pizza, Groceries or Even Bring Chicken Noodle Soup to the Sick

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FedEx Office is adding a new kind of worker in North Texas: a robot that can deliver a hot pepperoni pizza, a bag of groceries, or a prescription to a customer’s home.

The bot could bring a swab for a strep test to a sick person’s door and return hours later with medication, cough drops and a cup of chicken noodle soup.

Starting in July, the robots, dubbed same-day bots, will be put to the test in the real world. FedEx Office will run the bots through routes in Plano and Frisco. They will join pedestrians on sidewalks and roll beside cars on the roadside… Dallas News

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