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February 04, 2013

Robot Plays Badminton to Test New Energy Efficiency Software Application

There seem to be robots for everything nowadays, so it was only a matter of time before someone came up with an ecological badminton robot, right?

While the idea may sound strange, the robot is in fact real, developed by the Flanders’ Mechatronics Technology Centre (FMTC) in Belgium.

Head of the project Wim Symens developed the robot, the first ever to be able to play badminton, but there was a different motive to the project.

The real goal wasn’t just to create a badminton-playing bot, but to test a new software application designed by the company... Read More

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