Posted in: SERVO Blog (03/13 at 12:39 PM)

The Duel: Timo Boll vs. KUKA Robot

KUKA Robotics is showing off again with their new video of a Robotic Arm playing Ping Pong against Germany's No. 1 ranked Professional Ping Pong player, Tim Boll. Tim Boll is the new brand ambassador for KUKA Robotics in China. The collaboration celebrates the inherent speed, precision, and flexibility of KUKA's industrial robots in tandem with Boll's electrifying and tactical prowess in competition. Who do you think wins this match?


To celebrate the new KUKA Robotics factory in Shanghai, the thrilling video was a highlight of the Grand Opening on March 11th, 2014. The 20,000 sq. meter space will produce the KR QUANTEC series robot as well as the KRC4 universal controller for the Asian market. As a market leader in China, KUKA aims to further develop automation in the country while providing a modern and employee-friendly working environment.