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The pandemic is making autonomous delivery the new normal

Autonomous vehicles allow for contact-free delivery to vulnerable citizens. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Carey L. Biron

Writer and Editor, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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A robot delivers a meal in Bowling Green, Ohio. Image: Handout photo by BGSU Marketing and Communications.
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An aerial drone carries a package for delivery. Image: Handout photo by wing.
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An employee loads a delivery onto a robot on the campus of Bowling Green State University, in Ohio. Image: Handout photo by BGSU Marketing and Communications.
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