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Tennibot: The World’s First Robotic Tennis Ball Collector

A project in Boston, MA by Tennibot

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Autonomous & intelligent robot saves players and coaches time by eliminating the tedious task of collecting tennis balls!
Backers: 116
Average Pledge Per Backer: $697

Funded: $80,838 of $35,000
Dates: Apr 24th -> Jun 8th (45 days)
Project By: Tennibot
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Latest News

The 7 day stretch!

June 1st - via:
Hey Tennibot fans, Thank you for your incredible support so far. Yesterday we crossed the $70K mark and have now more than doubled our goal! To celebrate our final week and our success so far, we are excited to announce a new Tennibot accessory that... (Read More)

Tennibot takes on the Roomba

May 17th - via:
Dear Tennibot Kickstarter backers,  Thank you for your incredible support so far! As of today, we’ve reached $64,063 in funding which is 183% of our goal!  Since Tennibot has been compared to the Roomba so much, our team decided to have a little... (Read More)

Tennis is Getting Less Tedious by the Minute!

May 2nd - via:
Dear Tennibot Kickstarter backers,  We hope you are having an amazing week so far!  Thank you SO much for your support. In just one week you’ve helped our team raise over $54,000 in funding! By backing this project and spreading the word, you are... (Read More)

Fully Funded in Just 14 Hours! Thank You!!

April 25th - via:
Dear Kickstarter backers, Wow, thank you so much for your overwhelming support!! With your help, in just 14 hours we raised 100% of our initial goal, and have already been featured in a number of publications like Yahoo, New Atlas, and CNET. We are... (Read More)

Video: Now There's Even a Robot for Tennis

Say goodbye to tennis ball boys and hello to robotics with Tennibot, an autonomous robot that fetches balls on a tennis court during practice time. (Read More)

Tennibot launching on Kickstarter, coming to market

April 24th - via:
Tennibot uses sensors, computer vision and algorithms to detect, locate and collect tennis balls. A fisheye camera panoramically scans the court. The Tennibot's on-board computer analyzes the information collected, and it moves toward the ball. (Read More)

Auburn's 'robotic personal ball boy' gets Kickstarter campaign

April 24th - via:
Tennis players and coaches have to pick up hundreds of tennis balls every time they are on the court, whether they're hitting with the ball machine or practicing serves (Read More)

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