Innovation Lab: Limping Robots, Pizza Projectors & Smart Fabric

By Tim Maytom

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At Mobile Marketing we’re proud to help tech companies showcase their cutting-edge solutions; the Startup Showcase at our Mobile Marketing Summits gives a platform to those companies, and brings audiences one step closer to ideas and developments that are breaking new ground in the market.

In that spirit, our Innovation Lab feature takes a step beyond the world of apps, ads and handsets with slightly bigger screens, in order to share some of the tech world’s innovative ideas. They might be interesting, disruptive or just outright strange, but these are the stories that have caught our eye over the past week.

Evolving Robot Learns to Walk With a Limp

One of the key problems engineers have faced in designing robots, especially those that are sent into hazardous or hard-to-reach environments, is that if they become damaged, they become more or less useless, unable to adapt to their new situation or repair themselves.

Researchers at Paris’ Pierre & Marie Curie University have been working to fix this issue, with a robot that can adapt like an animal to damaged parts, testing out various methods to continue walking before settling on the most efficient method that maintains …read more

Source:: Mobile App News