Amazon Scout robots are heading out to deliver packages

CNET | 1/23/2019 | Marrian Zhou
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Amazon Scout robots will start delivering goods to customers in a neighborhood in Washington state.

Amazon is testing a small fleet of autonomous delivery robots in Washington state.

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On Wednesday the company introduced Scout, a fully electric robot, about the size of a small cooler, that'll deliver packages to customers' doorsteps. Starting Wednesday, these robots will deliver items in a neighborhood in Snohomish County, Washington, Amazon said in a blog post.

The e-commerce giant said it's starting with six Amazon Scout robots that'll make deliveries Monday through Friday during daytime. Scout robots can navigate around pets, pedestrians and other things in their way, Amazon said, though they'll initially be accompanied by a human employee.

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"We are happy to welcome Amazon Scout to our growing suite of innovative delivery solutions for customers and look forward to taking...
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