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Domino's pizza delivery drone hits the road

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     (Domino's Australia)

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     (Domino's Australia)

The robots are coming for your job…in 30 minutes or less.

Domino’s has demonstrated the world’s first autonomous pizza delivery drone.

The bug-eyed vehicle was developed in partnership between Domino’s Australia and military robotics startup Marathon.

The Domino’s Robotic Unit, or DRU, features pop-up storage compartments for hot foods and cold drinks. You just load it up, set a destination, and obstacle avoidance technology keeps it from running into anything along the way.

The pizza purveyor has tested it in the city of Queensland in semi-autonomous mode that allows its human overlords to intervene if anything goes wrong.

The company hopes that its newest “delivery expert” will become an official member of the Domino’s family in the future.

You’ve been warned.