Ping pong robots are nothing new. Plenty of people have been using them to get more practice. They are becoming more sophisticated all the time though. The Pongbot is a table tennis robot with an AI brain that improves over time to better serve players and their needs.
Pongbot has high-speed cameras to detect ball’s speed and rotation. It predicts the trajectory to hit back with accuracy. The Pongbot was developed by China Table Tennis College and Siasun.