Milwaukee Public Radio: Robotic Cart From Mequon, Adaptive Clothing Made By Mom And Daughter Are ‘Coolest Things’ Finalists

MILWAUKEE – A mother and daughter who make adaptive clothing for kids with health problems.

A Mequon company which makes a robotic cart that has a British accent. Those are two of the four finalists in this year’s Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest, which is run by the state business group Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. The winner will be announced Wednesday.

The Mequon firm is MuL Technologies. In a back warehouse, company officials demonstrated the MARC 2470, a four-wheeled black plastic cart that can be quickly programmed to tell it where to move.

“Calculating,” the cart’s recorded voice said, and the cart began to roll.

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