Omron playing Ping-pong at the Ceatec… with a robot

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Omron Industrial Automation is a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced industrial automation products and application expertise.

At this years Ceatec, Omron presents a hands-on demonstration of the ping-pong robot. For continuation of ping-pong rallies, the robot forecasts the ball trajectory and velocity based on information about the movement of the human opponent and position of the ball. It then “thinks” and returns the ball to a spot facilitating return by the human opponent.

 

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Omron Industrial Automation is a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced industrial automation products and application expertise. From its European headquarters in Hoofddorp, near Amsterdam in the Netherlands, she operates locally in every European country and is dedicated to providing unrivaled automation products and customized expert solutions for any industry.

The product portfolio includes state of the art Factory Automation services & Know-How, Sensors and Safety, Mechatronics and Drives, Industrial Components and Vision Systems.