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Ping pong robot comes to ATX West

Omron Automation will showcase Forpheus, the world’s first AI-equipped table tennis tutor, at Automation Technology Expo West (ATX West) in California, USA.

Visitors to Omron’s booth, #4395, at the Anaheim Convention Center will experience how Omron technology enables flexibility, traceability and creates the factory of the future through innovative solutions that are integrated, interactive and intelligent, says the company.

“We’re excited to bring Forpheus to ATX West this year,” said Robb Black, President and CEO of Omron Automation Americas. “This is a great opportunity for us to highlight our advanced technologies and we look forward to showcasing our Automation solutions with industry audiences.”

After its debut at CES in January this year, Forpheus continues the tour in North America. Show attendees are invited to see Forpheus and witness core Omron Automation technologies in action, including sensing, control, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and barcode reading.

Omron will feature a range of innovative industrial automation technologies at the booth including demonstration of fully integrated vision-guided robotics that coordinate with LD mobile robots; new code reading and traceability products, and laser marking solutions that enable serialization, traceability and mass customization.

ATX West runs from February 6 through February 8, 2018. Exhibit hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on February 6-7, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 8.