Postmates’ Pretty Cute Autonomous Delivery Robot

With the ability to carry up to 50 pounds of cargo and travel in a 30-mile range, Serve is the first autonomous delivery robot in the Postmates fleet. It’s expected to make about a dozen deliveries per day in Los Angeles, where it’ll speed along on the sidewalk blinking its big saucer eyes. Serve utilizes sensors and cameras to build the world in real time, but a human operator is always on standby. On its top, it features a touch screen that tells you it’s on the clock. The true benefit is reduction of emissions and avoidance of traffic. That said, it’s also just cute. Read more about Serve’s development at Wired.