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Avoid Data Throttling – Starship’s Data Network | By Taavi Pungas | Starship Technologies | May 2021

Gigabytes of data for a bag of groceries. This is what you get when you make an automated delivery. This is a large amount of data – especially if you repeat it More than a million times as we have. But the rabbit hole goes deeper. The data is also incredibly diverse: bot sensor and …

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Starship completes 1 million self-delivery operations | By Ahti Heinla | Starship Technologies | January 2021 | Average

Starship completes 1 million self-deliveries Today I am proud to announce that we have reached 1 million self-deliveries, more than 6 years after the company was founded in 2014. We believe that no other company in the world has completed so many autonomous deliveries – including self-driving taxi rides. We have also raised an additional …

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Autonomous robots out in the wild – a software engineering challenge

Starship is bringing autonomous delivery to the world. We are here to solve the last mile delivery problem with fleets of sidewalk delivery robots. Starship was the first company to begin operating autonomous delivery robots in public spaces already in 2017 without safety drivers. Today Starship is the leader in the autonomous delivery space and …

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Starship Site Reliability Engineering | by Martin Pihlak | Starship Technologies

Photo by Ben Davis, Instagram slovaceck_ Operating autonomous robots on city streets is a huge software engineering challenge. Some of these programs run on the bot itself but many of them are already running in the background. Things like remote control, route finding, matching bots to customers, fleet health management, and also interactions with customers …

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Starship Technologies: Looking to 2021 | By Ahti Heinla | Starship Technologies

Grocery chains will increasingly rely on innovative delivery alternatives, as they seek to meet customer demand safely and efficiently. In September, we announced our first partnership with a major US grocery chain, The Save Mart Companies, to provide instant, on-demand delivery of their customers’ favorite products right to their door. Modesto, CA residents can now …

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How do spacecraft delivery robots know where to go | By Guan Lan | Starship Technologies

(plus how to make your own 1:8 scale paper robot model) Written by: Guan Lan, Cartographer, Starship Technologies Every September when the new school year begins, many first graders have a little fear of the unknown. Not only to start school and the new people they will meet, but also about the journey they need …

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How neural networks power spacecraft robots | By Tunil Parnama | Starship Technologies

Starship is building a fleet of robots to deliver packages locally on demand. To achieve this successfully, the bots need to be safe, courteous, and fast. But how do you get there with low computational resources and without expensive sensors like LIDARs? This is the engineering reality you need to address unless you live in …

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Hello robot! I see robots every day. I see them… | By Ahti Heinla | Starship Technologies

Hello robot! By Ahti Heinla, Co-Founder and CTO of Starship Technologies I see robots every day. I see them sliding down sidewalks at pedestrian speed, stopping to make sure it’s safe to cross the road. Sometimes I find them talking to pedestrians. It’s a glimpse into the imaginations of tech-savvy people – the wonderland of …

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