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Remote Controlled Dueling Droids

The Takara Tomy Battroborg 20 Mimics Your Movements in the Ring

— June 20, 2012 — Tech
If you want to take out some aggression in the boxing ring without having to actually take a hit then the Takara Tomy BattroBorg 20 battling robots will be right up your alley.

The boxing bots are controlled by the Wii-like nunchaku joysticks and offer all of the rock 'em sock 'em fighting that you and your droid can handle. The fight comes as close to you being in the ring yourself as possible as your body controls the movement of your robot. When you throw a mean left hook, for example, your droid mimics your movement.

Be sure to keep your bots pre-programmed movements in mind however, as only the left arm can hook while the right arm delivers a straight jab -- so throw your punches accordingly.
Trend Themes
1. Remote Controlled Robots - The trend of remote-controlled robots in various industries offers opportunities for disruptive innovations in areas such as manufacturing, healthcare, and entertainment.
2. Virtual Reality Gaming - The trend of virtual reality gaming, as demonstrated by the control of robots mimicking human movements, creates opportunities for disruptive innovations in the gaming and entertainment industries.
3. Motion-controlled Technology - The trend of motion-controlled technology, exemplified by the Takara Tomy BattroBorg 20 fighting robots, opens up opportunities for disruptive innovations in sectors like fitness, rehabilitation, and education.
Industry Implications
1. Manufacturing - The manufacturing industry can explore disruptive innovation opportunities by incorporating remote-controlled robots into assembly lines to improve productivity and safety.
2. Gaming - The gaming industry can leverage virtual reality gaming and remote-controlled robots to create immersive and interactive experiences for players, leading to the development of disruptive innovations in game design.
3. Healthcare - The healthcare industry can embrace motion-controlled technology and remote-controlled robots for rehabilitation purposes, enabling disruptive innovations in physical therapy and mobility assistance.
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