Playing badminton without a partner is not a lot of fun. Robomintoner aims to change that. It is a robot that plays badminton, allowing you to get some practice even when your training partners aren’t around. Robomintoner was developed by students from Chengdu. It has two badminton racquets to keep up with you.
The robot has a HD camera and binocular vision system to predict movements. The data is sent via Bluetooth a mobile platform, allowing the robot to keep up with your shots. The above video shows it in action. What do you think? Are you impressed?