Air Hockey Robot By Sarcos

The Sarcos Air Hockey-playing robot is surely the envy of the civilized world. Just take a look at this air hockey-playing robot video.


(Sarcos air hockey-playing robot video)

Did you ever have the feeling that you were just not keeping up in the world of technology? It seems like only yesterday that I compared the Sarcos XOS exoskeleton with the HAL exoskeleton in hopes of determining who might be the first exoskeleton maker to duplicate the Iron Man suit.

And now, look who apparently has the lead in robot air hockey? Even the most responsive exoskeletal super-suit needs to have some autonomic functions. Cyberdyne Inc of Japan, developers of the HAL Hybrid Assistive Limb exoskeleton - it's your move.

And yes, if you're wondering whether or not robots can also play board games, of course they can. See Forget The Wookie - Two Robots Play Board Game and REEM-A, the chess-playing robot.

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