Robo-Pitcher Throwing in Detroit Has 100 MPH Fastball

Cy-ber Young

Cy-ber Young

As much as we love baseball, the coolest thing about tonight’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays won’t be the action on the field at Comerica Park, but the robot throwing the first pitch. The robo-pitcher, appropriately named Cy-ber Young, could be far more interesting than the Tigers’ Anibal Sanchez or the Jays’ Aaron Laffey. He (it?) was designed and built by 20 Detroit-area high school students in FIRST Robotics, which encourages youth to get involved in robotics. Read the full story at Wired.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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