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Tiny Self-Driving Robots Have Started Delivering Food On-Demand

A San Francisco-based food delivery company has started using robots to deliver food, demonstrating the passion for entrepreneurship and pushing the envelope that thrives in the city.

Tiny Self-Driving RobotsRestaurant delivery service DoorDash began rolling out delivery robots on March 23. The robots, designed by Starship Technologies, can complete deliveries in urban areas in fifteen to thirty minutes. Robots will only be used to make deliveries of one or two miles, while human deliverers will continue to do the longer trips.

The debut of robotic food delivery here is the latest example of how San Francisco businesses use technological innovation to service the needs and wants of everyday people. Any establishment that plants roots in this environment would benefit from such a culture.

Read more: Business Insider Tiny self-driving robots have started delivering food on-demand in Silicon Valley—take a look