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Robot deliveries get OK from Wisconsin state Senate

 


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Robot delivery vehicles may soon be cruising down sidewalks in some Wisconsin cities.

The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday on a voice vote that would legalize the delivery robots. The proposal would still have to pass the Assembly and be signed by Gov. Scott Walker before becoming law.

The robots are essentially high-tech rolling coolers loaded with sensors that can read the environment. People also can operate them remotely. Starship Technologies has been using them to deliver takeout food in Europe, California and Washington, D.C.

The bill would limit the robots'...



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