That basketball robot can shoot three-pointers now

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Toyota’s basketball robot is getting pretty good.

The robot, Cue, was the subject of a demonstration during a Japanese basketball game on Thursday, where it attempted to land shots from outside the three-point line.

From near the halfway line, Cue makes pretty light work of what is quite a difficult shot.

As per the Associated Press, to make the shot, Cue “computes as a three-dimensional image where the basket is, using sensors on its torso, and adjusts motors inside its arm and knees to give the shot the right angle and propulsion for a swish.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable – That basketball robot can shoot three-pointers now

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