The coronavirus outbreak may be a turning point for unmanned delivery applications in China, which have remained limited despite widespread attention.
Meituan currently deploys two automated vehicles to deliver groceries in three neighborhoods within a northeastern suburb of Beijing.
The outbreak has offered makers of delivery robots an unprecedented opportunity to put their technology through its paces.
Antwork was always planning to start by flying medical samples around by robot, but it didn’t expect drone delivery to take off so soon.
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