January 24, 2017      

2016 was a great year for delivery robots, but 2017 is certainly shaping up to be the best year yet.

At CES 2017, the Robotics Trends “Delivery Robots Knocking at Your Door” panel brought together three leading delivery robot companies to discuss how drones and autonomous mobile robots are transforming home delivery and emergency medical response.

The panel consisted of Steve Cousins, CEO & Founder, Savioke, Ahti Heinla, Co-Founder, CEO, CTO, Starship Technologies, and Helen Greiner, Founder and CTO, CyPhy Works who opined on delivery robotics trends, the need for continued testing, and how to overcome regulatory and technical challenges. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Personal delivery robots
  • FAA regulations and delivery drones
  • Challenges of the great outdoors
  • Proving safety
  • Business models

If you were unable to attend the live session in Las Vegas, listen to the podcast below to relive the discussion. You can also watch a video of the panel at the bottom of this page.

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