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Tag: Ping Pong

Knock Knock. Who’s There? Ping Pong Door.

Knock Knock. Who’s There? Ping Pong Door.
Let’s say that you want to have a ping pong table, but you just don’t have enough room in your home. What do you do? One option is to put half a ping pong table in…
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Round Ping Pong Table: Ping Pong 360

Round Ping Pong Table: Ping Pong 360
This Ping Pong table makes your game go round and round. Forget rectangular Ping Pong games, which are far too straightforward and balanced. Play a game in the round. This fun take on table tennis was…
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Cardboard Table Tennis Assembles in Seconds

Cardboard Table Tennis Assembles in Seconds
Let’s say you love table tennis aka ping pong, but you live in a tiny apartment. You can’t have a full-sized table otherwise you’ll be eating dinner and working on it too. This cardboard version of…
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Ping Pong Playing Robot Has Two Eyes, Three Arms and Lots of Mercy

Ping Pong Playing Robot Has Two Eyes, Three Arms and Lots of Mercy
Earlier this year I featured a homemade ping pong playing robot… or so I thought. It turns out that it was merely a hoax made by two animators. But this robot made by automation expert Omron…
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This Robot Can Beat You at Table Tennis with Just One Hand

This Robot Can Beat You at Table Tennis with Just One Hand
Back in 2011 we featured a couple of humanoid robots designed to play table tennis. Industrial mechanic Ulf Hoffman recently unveiled a similar robot that he and his friends have been working on for the past…
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Robot Plays Ping Pong, Learns, Wipes the Floor with You

Robot Plays Ping Pong, Learns, Wipes the Floor with You
This isn’t the only robot that can kick your butt at ping pong. But unlike other ping pong playing ‘botsot, this one wasn’t programmed with its abilities. It has learned through experience. Robotics experts at the…
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iStrike Shuttle iOS Drone Drops Ping Pong Balls

iStrike Shuttle iOS Drone Drops Ping Pong Balls
There are plenty of R/C flying toys on the market these days, but I don’t know of many that can actually launch projectiles. The iStrike Shuttle is a flying drone which can not only buzz around,…
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Death Star Carved out of a Ping Pong Ball

Death Star Carved out of a Ping Pong Ball
This miniature Death Star is the ultimate power of the table tennis universe. That’s right, this Death Star was actually created by carving a ping pong ball.…
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Spider-Man Ping-Pong Table: Spins a Net, Any Size

Spider-Man Ping-Pong Table: Spins a Net, Any Size
Peter Parker Plays Ping-Pong Professionally. Try saying that 10 times fast. If you love the Marvel superhero and are excited for the new movie, you might want to check out this Limited Edition Spider-Man ping-pong table.…
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Robots Playing Ping-Pong: The Future’s So Bright…

Robots Playing Ping-Pong: The Future’s So Bright…
Playing table tennis is not something that should be easy for robots to do, so I was actually surprised that these ping-pong playing bots were unveiled in China. These smart ‘bots will play till 21, and…
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Table Tennis for One?

Table Tennis for One?
When you think about it, ping pong is kind of a silly game to begin with. You know, a couple of grown adults smacking a tiny hollow ball across a tabletop with all their might does…
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Ping-Pong Ball Clock: Table Tennis Tells Time

Ping-Pong Ball Clock: Table Tennis Tells Time
Got 105 spare ping-pong balls, and an equivalent number of LEDs lying around? Yep, thought so. Well if you’re looking for something to do with all those random objects, the guys over at Hack A Day…
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Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, or Ping Pong Match?

Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, or Ping Pong Match?
Got a couple of fancy quadrocopters floating around? Why not teach them some cheap tricks – like how to juggle balls. The guys from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich are up to their…
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iPhone Ping Pong Paddle Case Not Really Meant for Whacking Balls

iPhone Ping Pong Paddle Case Not Really Meant for Whacking Balls
Although playing ping pong without a paddle isn’t really an option (hands don’t really do the trick), I don’t think that using this new case on your iPhone will do the trick either. However, I have…
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Shinobii Wii Ping Pong Paddle: Perfect for Smacking Balls

Shinobii Wii Ping Pong Paddle: Perfect for Smacking Balls
The Wii has had its share of crazy controllers. This is definitely a strange one: it’s a reproduction of a table tennis paddle. One thing’s for sure, if you love table tennis, then this is the…
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Brodmann Blades: Like Playing Ping Pong With Mittens

Brodmann Blades: Like Playing Ping Pong With Mittens
I suppose these fall into the “why didn’t I think of that” bucket of ideas. If you’ve ever tried to play a game of ping pong, you know how tricky it can be to get your…
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