AI Robot – Pongbot M-ONE
M-ONE is an AI robot that paddlers can train with. It was first introduced in China developed by SIASUN and China Table Tennis Institute. It was developed with the intention of being a training partner for high-level athletes and improving their skill level through scientific methods.
It is able to serve with a racket and is flexible in adjusting the speed and spin of the ball according to a player’s level. The device produces and analyzes data on the player’s ball returns and movements to help improve performance. Pongbot is able to continuously collect data during a match and learn the opponent’s hitting route simultaneously. It can meet the needs of players of different levels with a personalized training programme as it rates performances and gives general constructive data-based feedback.