Reporter Takes On Ping-Pong Playing Robot

 

“Anything you can do, I can do better” – Robots

 

Omron’s ping-pong playing robot Forpheus uses AI to judge its opponent’s skill level and adjusts its own playing level to match it. It flashes inspiring messages on the LED screen on its net, so it’s just like playing with a nice, encouraging friend who’s really good at table tennis.