Star table tennis clash with robot




People moved so far in creating robots that began competing with them in the mastery of performance of complex movements and management of various objects. This makes it clear what danger may be Rise of the Machines . Including with this point of view the German company Kuka robotic organizes duel between one of the wards of machines and table tennis star.

Unique honor and responsibility to represent humanity fell to the German player ping pong Timo Boll. The bout will be held on March 11 to mark the opening of the first plant in Shanghai KUKA. The total area on which production will be conducted series robots KR Quantec and universal controllers KRC4, is 20 000 square meters.

The robot, which Ball will fight for a table tennis table, called Kuka KR Agilus. Agilus series represented by a set of models and all of them, according to the manufacturer, designed to operate at high speeds with high accuracy – qualities that make them suitable players in table tennis. The basic version of the one-armed robot Agilus presented with five axes of motion and maximum operating distance of 706.7 millimeters. It may be mounted on the floor and the ceiling. Ball robot will confront in the bottom position.

Given the skill Ball, former first racket of the world, World Cup winner and European champion, the upcoming fight should be an excellent demonstration of the incredible speed and accuracy. Man versus machine. Who put you on?
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