Table Tennis Playing Robot Breaks World Record

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The record breaking robot that teaches humans how to play table tennis.The Guinness World Records – Japan Tour video series begins with a futuristic robot that has the uncanny ability of being able to play table tennis better than most humans.

Developed by Omron Corporation, Future Omron Robotics Technology for Exploring Possibility of Harmonized aUtomation with Sinic Theoretics, has officially been given the Guinness World Records title for being the First robot table tennis tutor for its unique technological intelligence and educational capabilities.

The machine is easily able to act as a coach thanks to cutting edge vision and motion sensors it can use to gage movement during a match.

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FORPHEUS also features an array of cameras that are situated above the ping pong table which monitors the position of the ball at an impressive rate of 80 times per second.