November 05, 2019

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FedEx: Roxo™ delivery bot enters UAE | Logistics

FedEx: Roxo™ delivery bot enters UAE | Logistics

FedEx Express has introduced that Roxo will make its first worldwide look within the United Arab Emirates.

Roxo™ is an autonomous delivery bot designed to move small deliveries to properties and companies travelling on paths and roadsides.

“Roxo™ is currently testing in the U.S. and will play a new role in the last-mile delivery market, one that is not currently addressed by any other automated service or technology. Feedback from customers will ensure that real-use conditions are taken into consideration as early as possible during the on-going development of Roxo’s capabilities,” mentioned James R. Muhs, Regional President for FedEx Express within the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.

Its options embrace:

  • Pedestrian-safe know-how

  • Zero-emissions

  • LiDAR know-how and superior a number of digital camera know-how to pay attention to its environment

  • Machine studying algorithms permitting the bot to detect and keep away from obstacles, plot a protected path and observe street security guidelines.

FedEx will collaborate with corporations to evaluate necessities and alternatives in Dubai with further native assessments to be carried out sooner or later related to what’s being carried out within the US.

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“The FedEx SameDay Bot is an innovation changing the landscape of on-demand hyper-localized delivery, and we are excited for Dubai to be the first international city to host an appearance by Roxo™. The UAE is recognized internationally as a future-forward city, with a positive regulatory framework, world-class infrastructure, and a fertile environment for the testing and adoption of robotics, and we look forward to testing Roxo here in the future,” commented Muhs.

Did you understand? In September 2019 alongside different main world manufacturers FedEx introduced assist to the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.

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