Travellers at Gatwick airport will have their cars parked by ROBOTS

Mail Online | 1/23/2019 | Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline
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Passengers heading to Gatwick airport and leaving their car there will soon have it whisked away by a robot valet.

The fleet of droids will put cars closer to one another than is possible with human drivers and therefore be able to fit a third more cars in the same area.

Trial - August - Customers - Car - Zone

A trial is starting in August which will see customers leave their car in a drop-off zone before summoning a robot through a designated app.

Military grade GPS will guide the machine to the car where forklift-like equipment will approach the car from the front, slide under the car's body and move it to a specific spot.

Trial - Robots - Stan - Gatwick - Car

A three-month trial will see the robots, named Stan, take to Gatwick's car parks.

Gatwick's trial will take place in part of the South Terminal's long-stay car park.

Infrastructure - Space - Markings - Lampposts - Surface

Existing infrastructure such as parking space markings and lampposts will be replaced with a smooth surface for the robots and room for 100...
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