Humanoid Robots Play Ping Pong

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Having already seen a couple of flying robots playing ping pong, Zhejiang University in China has created a humanoid robot system for table tennis playing. The system consists of two humanoid robots each weighing 55kg. The video below shows a rally between the two robots which last 176 strokes. Table tennis coaches beware. The robots are coming…

Uberpong Launch Cinemagram Channel

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Yesterday I was having a debate about how useful Instagram actually was. I didn’t really see the point in it as I could easily post images on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. Then, by chance, I came across a site much cooler than Instagram that inspired creativity and centered around my passion for gifs (a short video…

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Ottawa Charity Ping Pong Tournament Surpasses Fundraising Goal

Ottawa Charity Ping Pong event

The third Ottawa Charity Ping Pong Tournament has been a huge success by exceeding its $10,000 goal and raising $26,500. The fundraiser in the Byward Market attracted more than 250 people to SpinBin. The organizer Michael Kirkpatrick commented that “I think the best thing was it was nice to see everyone come together to help raise money for the event….

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Operator Please: Just A Song About Ping Pong

Just A Song About Ping Pong video

Having seen Korean girl band Orange Caramel perform Lipstick on the Uberpong blog, we now introduce you to the audible delights of Operator Please and their catchy little song Just A Song About Ping Pong. The band are from Queensland, Australia and have released their second album, Gloves. – Heard any songs involving ping pong in…

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