Volvo imagines robots will someday collect your trash


Before you park a self-driving car in your garage, another piece of automation might make its way your driveway: Within a few years, robots might come around to collect your trash. That is, if Volvo’s new ROAR project comes to fruition.

Robot-based Autonomous Refuse handling, or ROAR, is a joint venture among Volvo, Chalmers University of Technology, Mälardalen University of Sweden, Penn State and refuse recycling company Renova. It imagines a world where autonomous, human-guided and supervised robots collect garbage.

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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