Robot Seal Plays Basketball

This robotic seal, developed at Taiwan’s National Chiao-Tung University, shoots hoops like a pro. Read more: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/robot-seal-plays-basketball

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19 thoughts on “Robot Seal Plays Basketball

  1. Thumbs up if you …
    Thumbs up if you thought that the narrator was a speech synthesizer at first

  2. useless crap, my …
    useless crap, my mobile phone has more abbilities than that piece of sh**..

  3. That’s cheat than …
    That’s cheat than play basketball human teams, Maybe, Robots vs USA Humans, Robots will win.

  4. the celtics should …
    the celtics should sign him to take free throw shots instead of shaq when he’s fauled 😀

  5. Fail!!! why using a …
    Fail!!! why using a seal when you have a claw coming out of its mouth?
    Shouldn’t it be covered?

  6. Didn’t Bear Grills …
    Didn’t Bear Grills do something similar with a seal on his last show?

  7. ermm.. so the robot …
    ermm.. so the robot has a purpose. to throw ball. nice.. really practical!

  8. Holy crap! That …
    Holy crap! That robot is using a dead sea lion as a sleeve to cover its offensive tattoos!

  9. thats darn be …
    thats darn be freaky. now i know ray’s gonna use this so ill say it now. “fk you ray you narcissistic jerk!”

  10. OH MY GOD. That …
    OH MY GOD. That seal has a freaking CLAW shooting out of it’s mouth.

    Cool robot though.

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