Last year, Timo Boll challenged the KUKA KR AGILUS in his area of expertise: table tennis. Now, it is up to Timo to prove his qualities in a completely different kind of duel. The revenge is on. Man and machine are ready. The KUKA KR AGILUS and Timo Boll face each other for a new match. But this time, there are no rackets and no balls – there’s only glass. Watch this fantastic commercial featuring two worthy opponents that both provide utmost precision, speed and flexibility. Which side are you on? Are you “Team AGILUS”, supporting one of the fastest robots on earth? The KUKA KR AGILUS is unrivaled in his payload class and offers a lot of other talents, too, e.g. in picking and placing, assembling, loading and unloading machines. Or are you “Team Timo”, backing Timo Boll, the terrific German table tennis star and brand ambassador for KUKA Robotics? Who will break first? Check out now. For everyone who missed the first duel – just check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIIJME8-au8 More: https://www.kuka.com/timo Music composed and produced by Century Rolls Music. Glassharp Composer & Player: Glass Duo Anna & Arkadiusz Szafraniec Music-mix & Sound-mix & Mastering: MSM Studios Munich – Christoph Stickel Mastering by Christoph Stickel – MSM Studios Munich Director: Matthias Zentner Programming: MIchael Hasslacher Production: Velvet Mediendesign GmbH // Munich Producer: Oliver Loessl
Man against machine. The unbelievably fast KUKA robot faces off against one of the best table tennis players of all time. Who has the best technique? Who will win the first ever table tennis duel of human versus robot? Watch this thrilling commercial of table tennis and robotics performed at the highest level. The KUKA KR AGILUS demonstrates its skills with the table tennis racket – a realistic vision of what robots can be capable of in the future. Timo Boll, the German table tennis star, 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. 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. More: www.kuka-timoboll.com music production: Lost in Music; composer: Matthias Neuhauser; soundmix: Robert MIller c.o. m-sound https://www.kuka.com/timo