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Mail delivery robot makes test run on Tokyo road

Mail delivery robot makes test run on Tokyo road

Japan Post on Wednesday unveiled a self-driving mail delivery robot, the first of its kind on a public road in Japan, as demand grows for minimising human contact amid the coronavirus pandemic. Using built-in cameras and sensors, the red robot, which is the size of a wheelchair, travelled along a footpath in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward, dodging obstacles such as utility poles, and crossed an intersection with traffic lights.

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