JD.com introduces AI-equipped rolling robot for delivery of goods
JD, China’s second-largest e-commerce company, introduced an artificial intelligence-equipped rolling robot in November 2018 that can deliver goods up to 5km from its base.
The autonomous home-delivery vehicle, which can be unlocked using face authentication, is helping JD cope with rising labour shortages and the rapid increase of wages in China's logistics industry.
JD’s logistics base in Changsha, Hunan Province, released an initial fleet of 20 robots at the end of November. In...