Innovation Lab: Robots at the Zoo, Wireless Menswear and Eternal Data

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.

Robot Will Enable Sick Children to Take Virtual Trip to The ZooNon-profit initiative Robots For Good is attempting to create a device that lives up to the organisations name with a robot that hospital-bound children can remotely control, enabling them to take virtual tours of locations out in the wider world.

The robot is still being constructed, but the plan is for children at Great Ormond Street in London to be able to tour London Zoo, with a VR headset letting the kids get up close with the animals there without ever having to leave this bed.

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Source:: Mobile App News