Look how fast these tiny Japanese sumo robots move


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/06/20/sumo-bots.html


#2

The way they stop right at the edge of the ring tells me that they must be semi-autonomous.


#3

Looks like they are totally autonomous:


#4

They got nothing on a real Sumo Wrestler. They should be forklift sized.


#5

This set of rules for a Japanese tournament includes both autonomous and remote-control ones.
http://www.fsi.co.jp/sumo-e/out/outa0000.html


#6

The robot revolution will last 0.35 seconds.


#7

All I see are two self driving cars in a parking lot.


#8

If the bots don’t perform the pre-bout ceremony then they aren’t really sumo wrestling.


#9

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