Just five years ago, the topic of autonomous driving would’ve been viewed as something that will happen in the future. However, it is very much a reality today with multiples companies like Uber, Waymo, FiveAI and many others testing their autonomous wheels on the street. While the most we hear about self-driving vehicles in the context of ferrying people from one place to another, there are also some other uses of the technology.
The biggest Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijin is one such company that is employing autonomous vehicles to make deliveries. It announced its ambitious plans back in March this year by unveiling the autonomous delivery robot ‘Aitonomi.’ The delivery robot is being tested in a trial run currently and can soon be expected to be seen on the streets. Here are five things you should know about it.