Chinese companies intend to develop the unmanned systems of delivery. For this they zadeistvovat cargo UAV and high-speed Quad that will soon bring China to the world leaders of robotics.
The world’s largest electronic marketplace — Alibaba using UAVs equipped with software subsidiaries Ele.me, transports the goods to the delivery points, where the customer directly to their delivering drivers, couriers. With the help of the aircraft the delivery time was reduced to 20 minutes. While the region of action of the UAV couriers limited industrial district of Shanghai Jinshan area of 22 sq km, However in the near future, such areas will appear in other cities.
Another new product from Alibaba – a four-wheeled robot courier G Plus, able to move at a speed of 16 km/h. The uniqueness of it adds three solid-state lidar with a laser navigation system. Once it arrives to the destination, customers will unlock it using app or password. The same robot delivery guy will soon appear in the United States.
Beihang Unmanned Aircraft System Technology in conjunction with the company Cainiao are developing unmanned aircraft systems UAS weighing 3.6 tons with a spacious cabin with a volume of 16 cubic meters an Aircraft is able to carry a weight of 1 ton at a distance of 1.5 thousand km Serial production of UAS is planned for 2025.