Omron to showcase Forpheus in company’s first appearance at CES

Omron will exhibit at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show for the first time.

Omron specialises in developing technologies in the categories of sensing, control, robotics and artificial intelligence, many examples of which will be on display at CES.

Much of Omron’s innovation will be present in the form of Forpheus, which the company claims is the world’s first AI-equipped robot table tennis tutor. (See video below.) Continue reading Omron to showcase Forpheus in company’s first appearance at CES

Omron says its table tennis-playing robot is first of its kind in the world

Omron has made further advancements in its table tennis robot, Forpheus, which the company continues to develop further each year to showcase in an easy-to-understand manner the evolution of its “Sensing & Control + Think” technology and the human-machine harmony that it targets with this. 

Omron says it has now pushed the evolution of Forpheus into becoming a robot with which beginners through to advanced players can enjoy table tennis rallies, adding serve functionality and smash-handling functionality.

Most notably, with two onboard robots at work, Forpheus becomes now the world’s first robot to have the ability to toss the ball and hit a serve.  Continue reading Omron says its table tennis-playing robot is first of its kind in the world