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foodora and Tele2 accelerate testing of the 5G connected Q-commerce robot Doora

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foodora and Tele2 accelerate testing of the 5G connected Q-commerce robot Doora

This week, Q-commerce company foodora and telecom operator Tele2 continue testing home deliveries with 5G technology in central Stockholm. In this next step, the robot "Doora" will begin making food deliveries to a test group of customers, which means that autonomous home deliveries are within reach.

Now the second phase of testing self-driving food deliveries in central Stockholm with the Q-commerce robot "Doora'' begins. The first phase in mid-March began with letting Doora roll on the streets of Stockholm, with the autonomous robot being analyzed for its ability to work around objects and passers-by. Doora also underwent tests around handling pedestrian crossings and curbs.

In the next phase, which begins today, the tests continue with Doora delivering orders to customers via the foodora platform. foodora will analyze how well Doora works during collection and delivery, as well as collect feedback from partners and customers for the development of the service.

- The first test with Doora exceeded expectations. Working with partners who are innovative and work quickly like us, is a good recipe. My hope for this week's tests is that we can soon start using the technology of the future with foodora, and that Doora can become a common sight on the streets of Sweden, as we have other similar projects that will soon be launched, says John Denbratt, Chief Logistics Officer foodora Sweden.

- As we prepare for the expansion of 5G in Sweden, we are working in parallel with several other exciting projects where we look at how we can take advantage of the full potential of 5G. This project that we are now doing together with foodora is clearly one of the most exciting and we will be able to use the concept when we look at other industries and areas of use, says Stefan Trampus, Executive Vice President, Tele2 B2B and IoT

By being connected to Tele2's 5G network, the Doora robot can perceive its surroundings, communicate and thus create a situation-adapted service: autonomou home deliveries. Doora has a camera that sends real-time information to foodora, which can track and trace the robot and quickly send data to and from Doora.

Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept now being applied to Swedish home deliveries. IoT means that machines, vehicles, household appliances, and other things are equipped with built-in connected sensors and processors. foodora predicts that the number of home deliveries will increase significantly in the future, which is why foodora is constantly working to find smoother and better solutions adapted to the needs of the future.

Facts about the test
The Q-commerce droid Doora will be tested around Stureplan today and tomorrow and can transport both food and other products weighing up to 20 kg. The plan is that the pilot together with two players will continue in the spring.

Facts about Doora
Speed: 6 km / h
Connection: 5G
Battery life: 8h
Charging time: 4h
Manufacturer: Yape, by the Enterprises Factory e-Novia.
Delivery cost for customer: free delivery

About Q-commerce
Q-commerce (Quick Commerce) is third-generation digital commerce. Launched by foodora in May 2020, Q-commerce means customers can, in addition to restaurant food, also have beauty products, books, and technology delivered to their home in q-speed, within 30 minutes.

For more information, pictures and videos, please contact:
Johanna Lindskog Lindell, Director of Nordic PR and Corporate Communication foodora johanna.lindskog@foodora.se

Fredrik Hallstan, Head of B2B and Fixed Communications, Tele2, 
fredrik. hallstan@tele2.com

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foodora är idag Sveriges populäraste Q-handelsplattform för hemleverans. Bolaget finns i Norden och är en del av det globala företaget Delivery Hero med säte i Berlin. foodora har över 6000 anslutna butiker och restauranger och finns på över 200 platser runt om i Sverige, varav över 50 platser sker hemleverans genom foodoras anställda bud.

Mer information finner du på www.foodora.se

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Om foodora

foodora är idag Sveriges populäraste Q-handelsplattform för hemleverans. Bolaget finns i Norden och är en del av det globala företaget Delivery Hero med säte i Berlin. foodora har över 8000 anslutna butiker och restauranger i Sverige. Bolaget finns på över 200 platser runt om i landet, varav över 60 platser sker hemleverans genom foodoras anställda bud. Mer information finner du på www.foodora.se

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