Internationally renowned German athlete Timo Boll (last – first racket of the world) played a game of table tennis with the industrial robot KR Agilus and won with a score of 11-9.
52-pound robot KR Agilus is a manipulator arm and is a “flagship” line Kuka. It can be used for loading and unloading, and perform assembly, painting and other operations. According to Kuka, the robot moves n so fast that he can compete with the best athletes on the planet. It is programmed in such a way that virtually every possible position to return the ball on the opponent’s half of the table. Check out and I would like to hear views of professional table tennis players on this via comments.