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Transwheel Drone Robotic Delivery Vehicle

Transwheel is a cool robotic design concept that is a combination of the delivery man and the delivery vehicle.


(Transwheel delivery robot concept) [updated 08/20/2019]

The Transwheel drone uses robotic arms to carry deliveries on single self-balancing wheel.

It would use GPS to navigate between locations and facial recognition software to confirm the identity of recipients.

Mr Shikar said: ‘The Transwheel concept reimagines package distribution as a round-the-clock autonomous service carried out by robotic single-wheel drones that work independently and together to ensure timely, efficient delivery.

‘Each wheel features a self-balancing gyroscopic system, electric arms, and GPS-driven communication capability.

Update 01-Jul-2021: Fans of science fiction author Robert Heinlein may recall the delivery robot mentioned in his 1962 novel Podkayne of Mars. End update.

Speaking of single-wheel delivery concepts, Star Wars fans of course remember the waitress robot WA-7, the friendly robotic waitress from Dex's Diner in Star Wars II Attack of the Clones.


(WA-7 robotic waitress)

Via ImpactLab.

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