Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Robots Start Playing Pool and Hustling Humans

by Range
Advertisement

I used to love playing pool when I was younger. I still do from time-to-time, but not like I did before. Well, if you thought that you were the best at pool, you’d better move along – because soon, pool ‘bots everywhere will start hustling you for your money!

robot pool player hustle human pesky game

The PR2 from Willow Garage might look pleasant enough, but it’s a serious pool-playing machine. It doesn’t use any fancy human remote-control cameras to play its perfect game of pool. Instead, it uses a set of high-resolution cameras with a “color blob tracker”, and special software to plan its shots.

Sure, at the end of the day, if PR2 doesn’t win, it could beat your brains out. After all, it probably doesn’t like losing to us puny humans. Thankfully, PR2 appears to be a good sport at this point.

[via Plastic Pals]



HUB Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds

HUB Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds

Cyriak’s Circle World

Cyriak’s Circle World

Glitter Bomb Trap 2.0

Glitter Bomb Trap 2.0

Advertisement
McLaren Elva Is an 804 hp Open-top Monster

McLaren Elva Is an 804 hp Open-top Monster

This Year One 1974 Jeep Cherokee Is a Brutish Beauty

This Year One 1974 Jeep Cherokee Is a Brutish Beauty

Jaguar to Boost I-PACE Range Via Software Update

Jaguar to Boost I-PACE Range Via Software Update

Advertisement