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Robots to Join Drones for Package Deliveries

Since Amazon first talked about its plan to one day deliver packages by drone, the world has been captivated with that vision of the future. But a new company started by two of Skype’s cofounders thinks the real future of small cargo delivery is in autonomous robots. Founded by Skype cofounders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, Starship Technologies is today unveiling its vision of a delivery robot, a small, six-wheeled device capable of carrying as much as 20 pounds up to a mile or more from a central service hub.

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