Domino’s New Zealand unveils ‘DRU’ pizza delivery robot

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, March 18 (UPI) — Domino’s in New Zealand announced plans to introduce an autonomous pizza delivery robot, which would be the first of its kind. The pizza chain shared a video showing off the robot, known as the Domino’s Robotic Unit or DRU, via Twitter after teasing the project for several days. “Meet DRU – Our newest team member and the world’s first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle!” They wrote. The prototype uses Domino’s GPS tracking data and artificial intelligence to allow DRU to make deliveries on its own. According to Stuff.co.nz, DRU also features separated compartments to keep pizza hot and drinks cold as well as on board sensors that allow it to avoid obstacles. Domino’s New Zealand Twitter profile also responded to followers, who asked when…


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