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A Fedex Corp. delivery truck sits parked on a street in downtown Chicago, Illinois A FedEx delivery truck sits parked on a street in downtown Chicago, Illinois, on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. FedEx is ready to begin testing a 4-foot, 2-inch tall delivery robot in Memphis, Tennessee, and two other cities as early as this summer.  (Photo: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg)

Call it R2-D2 without the attitude.

FedEx Corp. envisions a not-too-distant future in which it relies on Star Wars-style robots for more deliveries, as portrayed in a company video. Imagine a box-shaped bot that can roll out of a neighborhood pharmacy and drop off prescription medicine at a nearby house.

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