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Japanese firm Omron has developed a new ping-pong-playing robot that, although not capable of taking on and beating even a semi-skilled human player, is capable of entering into long rallies with human players. The game began in the 1880s, when lawn tennis players adapted their game to play indoors during the winter. In 1902 a visiting Japanese university professor took the game back to Japan, where he introduced it to university students. Ping Pong Anyone? The sport got its start in England towards the end of the 19th century when, after dinner, some upper-middle class Victorians decided to turn their dining room tables into miniature versions of the traditional lawn tennis playing field.
Japanese company Omron has updated its table tennis (ping pong) playing robot to help human opponents learn how to play the game. Ai Fukuhara is a Japanese table tennis player who won a silver medal at the London 2012 Olympics. Here she is playing on a Japanese TV aged 3. A ping pong playing robot, a flying origami bird and a mirror that some might find a little too honest for comfort are on display at a huge tech show in Japan.
Ping-pong Playing Robot Unveiled In Japan
Recently we saw Japanese 11 year old wonder kid Tomokazu Harimoto defeat World no.43 and 71 in Sweden. Check out this 7 year old table tennis player below! Observed during a visit to two Japanese table tennis clubs, competition was not nearly as important as exercise, training, and a social time with friends. Regardless, playing any sort of ping pong in Japan must be awesome! Japanese penhold table tennis blades. Cypress-S, Hinoki Pen Winner II, Kim Taek Soo blade, Ryu Seung Min Max, Senkoh Special 90, Senkoh-1 Blade, Senkoh-5. Item: 7360. Garaydia Revolver-R Blade: Japanese penhold racket. Designed for play on both sides. Players who use this grip tend to play a little further back from the table than users of the traditional Chinese penhold grip, using fast topspin loops with their forehand and blocks or fishes with the backhand. Play ping pong & participate in the world’s most popular sport.