This robot will beat you at Rock-Paper-Scissors [video]
The inevitable robot takeover begins with mastery of the beloved, human-dominated game of Rock-Paper-Scissors. Meet Janken, a robot developed at the Ishikawa Oku Lab that boasts a 100 percent win rate at the hand game. Humans, prepare for the end.
Recognition of human hand can be performed at 1ms with a high-speed vision, and the position and the shape of the human hand are recognized. The wrist joint angle of the robot hand is controlled based on the position of the human hand. The vision recognizes one of rock, paper and scissors based on the shape of the human hand. After that, the robot hand plays one of rock, paper and scissors so as to beat the human being in 1ms.
The future includes robots.Posted by Annie Colbert