Local gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

Innovations born in the Steel City are making their global debut this week during the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Modular Robotics, a Boulder, Colo.-based Carnegie Mellon University startup, will demonstrate its robot construction kits for children during the show. The university’s Quality of Life Technology Foundry is exhibiting five new products developed by its startup companies that range from gaming products to a bus-tracking mobile phone app.