Monday, 4 August 2014
South Korean squad builds automaton fans
South Korea isn’t the sole place wherever sports and AI square measure returning along. throughout a recent tour of a automaton manufactory, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe same that he needs to envision a automaton Olympic Games once Tokio hosts the games in 2020.
The fanbots conjointly encourage cluster cheering and even Mexican waves inside the team’s Hanbat sports stadium in Daejeon.
A troubled South Korean squad has adopted a unique approach to extending its fanbase.
The Hanwha Eagles clearly want all the assistance they'll get at the instant – with simply thirty one wins from eighty three games, the team is bottom of South Korea’s majors, some twenty four games behind leaders Samsung.
Each fanbot holds associate degree LED screen that relays messages from fans via the online or mobile devices. in a very nice personal bit, fans can even transfer a picture of their face onto the fanbots.