Purdue Welcomes New Robot Delivering Service

Purdue students and faculty members will now be sharing their sidewalks with food delivering robots. The robots were created by Starship Technologies; they allow customers to order food and drinks on their mobile app.

Posted: Sep 9, 2019 5:34 PM
Updated: Sep 9, 2019 5:34 PM

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3delivery service made to purdue's campus today. purdue students and faculty members will now be sharing its sidewalks with delivering robots.the robots created by starship technologies allow costumers to order food and drinks.students will have the opportunity to use their meal plan through the new delivering service with a fee of a dollar-99.starship technologies business development senior manager chris neider says he believes purdue is a perfect fit for their company. 3<we're talking to many universities around the country. so, it's really about universities that are willing and ready to launch this and to have a beautiful campus like this.the people i was working with the university (purdue) understood the tactic and thought it'd be a great addition to the campus, especially being with a strong agenda engineering school,"> purdue president mitch daniels accepted the first delivery last week.he had a chicken and rice bowl that he said was "very good." 3<i said, 'how do you tip robot?' i took out a can of oil and squirted a little on its tires! i couldn't think of any other way to express my appreciation,"> daniels says purdue was chosen because the company noticed it was willing to try new things.the starship deliveries app is available on ios and android.neider says they plan on releasing 100 more robots to various colleges across the country over the next two years.
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