Table tennis robot

Update: switched out the cheesy and substantially faked tennis robot ad for an actual, honest-to god tennis robot that can actually play table tennis.

Enjoy this table tennis match fought out by German champion Timo Boll, a robot, and irremediable cinematic pretension. [Video Link] Previously.

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  1. Unwatchable... you can't tell if it's really playing, or just edited that way. Look for the other ping pong video, with the tracked robot... much better.

  2. mtdna says:

    You're being too cynical. As a ping-pong enthusiast with $50k to blow on an over-hyped industrial robot arm I found it highly compelling.

  3. Yes! See? Told ya so... 'too cynical' indeed! Watch this:

    for the real deal. Before long, robots will be unbeatable at pong.

  4. Updated post with actual ping pong playing robot overlord.

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