Scientists from the National Robotarium led to the fact that soon the robotic squash trainer on the court may not surprise at all. Especially since it will be the perfect partner watching our actions with the racket, the wall and the ball in the lead role, providing information on what we need to improve.
The first robotic squash trainer will be built soon
This world’s first robotic squash trainer has not yet reached its final form, but work on it is expected to end in March 2022. Both the United Kingdom and Scotland are responsible for their funding, as the scientists leading the project from the aforementioned National Robotarium, which is part of the research center under the Data-Driven Ininovation initiative, which will spend the entire £ 22.4 million over 15 years.
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The robotic squash trainer will be built in cooperation with the RacketWare company and will be full of technology that allows him to do his job. On board, there will be both sensors to track the player’s actions and an interface through which he will indicate what he should improve (via Techxplore).
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These suggestions will be made on the basis of his twelve training strategies, which were developed on the basis of observations of individual training sessions between real coaches and players. In other words, it will be effective at its job… or at least it promises to be.