As apartments get smaller and urban areas get more crowded, real estate companies and residents themselves will look for more creative ways to use limited space. A new robotic “microapartment” hitting the market now may offer an interesting solution focused on creating a living space smart enough to adapt at the touch of a button to the situation whether its time for bed or having a few friends over to watch a game on TV. As these sorts of pilot projects gain popularity, this use of technology to build more adaptable living environments will likely continue to grow.

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