Switzerland has announced that its postal service, Swiss Post, will be testing robots, with the intention of eventually using them to help deliver mail, according to CNN Money.

Swiss Post will conduct tests on deliveries of food and medicine next month in three cities.

The six-wheeled bots are small, designed to travel on sidewalks, and are intended to supplement rather than replace postal workers.

Built by Starship Technologies, they’re already being tested in Britain and Germany, and they will also be introduced in Washington, DC, later this year.

Read more: The Swiss postal service is testing robot mail delivery – Business Insider

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Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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