Name of Robot
What sport it is in
Who made it
Where it is from
Its Structure
Topio
Ping Pong
TOSY
Japan
Like a human being
Soccer playing robot
(Middle Size League)
Soccer
Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada,
Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany,
Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Neatherlands,
Pakistan, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Thailand, Turkey,
United Kingdom, United States
Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada,
Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany,
Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Neatherlands,
Pakistan, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Thailand, Turkey,
United Kingdom, United States
human structure,to dog structure, and one that is a moving platform with tower on top.
AI-01
American Football
Active innovations
Westminster, Colorado
2 legs connected by 1 set of tracks and big shoulders for tackling along with arms and hands to throw and catch.
Baseball Playing Robot
Baseball
Masatoshi Ishikawa
University of Tokyo
it is a robot from a car assembly line that has a arm and 3- fingered hand to throw a ball.The batting robot has 2 arms and 2 hands to hit the ball anywhere it wants.

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In a survey that both sport fans and non sport fans took, they all answered honestly and what they thought what is true.
  • 6 in 9 think that when or if robots join sports, its not going to be positive, or pretty. But 3 in 9 say that it will be positive if robots join sports.
  • As for taking the jobs from human players, 5 out of 9 say they will but 4 out of 9 say no and the robots will play alongside humans.
  • when asked about the posibility of two different leagues, one for robots, one for humans, 5 in 9 said yes, but still 4 in 9 people say no and there will only be one league.
  • Since robots are entering our lives, 4 in 9 said it will only take 20 years till robots are in our everyday lives, 3 in 9 said 10 years, 1 said 50 years,and one person thinks otherwise.
  • So if robots do enter sports, is it possible they can change the sport. 6 in 9 say yes to sport changes, and 3 in 9 say that sports will not change no matter what.
  • So with positive comes some negatives, 3 in 9 say that there will no longer be rivalry's between teams1 in 9 say that games will take longer than usual. but 4 in 9 have other thoughts of bad ideas. but 1 person believes that all thing which are longer games, no rivalry's or no fighting will all be true if robots do play sports.
  • Robots are the new perfectionist, well to us they are, but will they make errors in games? 4 out of 9 say yes, but the other 5 say no because of the robots amazing technology.
  • Well since people think robots will take the jobs of current players, is there a possibility they can take other jobs? All 9 of 9 say yes! So for these 9 people, it looks like our lives will turn into the movie iRobot.