Estonia'Cleverons unveils first robot courier prototype

Published: Friday, February 15, 2019

TALLIN: The world’s first digital nation, Estonia, has once again demonstrated its unparalleled tech capabilities with the introduction of the first robot courier prototype.

Created by the Estonia-based Cleveron, a company specializing in creating robotics-based parcel terminals and developing last mile click and collect pickup solutions for retail and logistics sectors, the self-driving robot courier is designed to manage the growing ecommerce parcel volumes more effectively.

Cleveron said the self-driving robot courier will arrive at the client’s house, place the parcel to the personal parcel locker and technology,” said John Crecelius, Walmart’s VP of Central Operations.

“BrainOS is a powerful tool in helping our associates complete repetitive tasks so they can focus on other tasks within role and spend more time serving customers.”

Dr. Eugene Izhikevich, CEO of Brain Corp., said the AI-powered machines can safely maneuver themselves even in crowded environments.

“BrainOS technology allows robots to effectively and safely function in complex, crowded environments, ensuring increased productivity and efficiency across applications. We look forward to continuing to work alongside Walmart to help build intelligent, connected stores,” he said in a statement.

Brain Corp. specializes in the development of intelligent, autonomous navigation systems for everyday machines. The company is funded by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Qualcomm Ventures.