October 18, 2011

Topio Formidable Ping Pong Adversary

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This is not the first time that bots played ping pong with each other and humans, but it may be the most impressive. The Vietnamese TOSY introduced Topio, a 1.6 meter tall sports bot that can analyze the ball's path. Their talents, as you can see in the video, include serving fore and back-handed, returning and scoring. With development from Zhejiang University, the project took about 4 years to complete. Their next idea is to develop one to do housework. We'll drink to that.

Via Physorg

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 18, 2011 11:08 AM
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