Abstract We developed a full automatic badminton playing robot "MRO Brothers". The developed robot can receive and serve in the same environment as human badminton player. In this system, the shuttle is detected by Kinect sensor and its orbit is estimated based on the distance image of the shuttle. Moreover, the robot can automatically move to the spot where a shuttle will fall and hit it back by normal badminton racket.
In this study, we investigated the evaluation or training of motor ability for collision avoidance. This requires prompt recognition of danger, and fast and accurate movement. We developed a prototype measurement system for collision avoidance using VR. In this paper, we describe the characteristics of the system and the results obtained.