High speed camera uses 1,000 frames per second

Click visits the University of Tokyo where a high speed camera has been developed. It can process an image faster than the eye can see and make a moving object appear stationary.

The developers believe it has the potential to revolutionise how sporting events are broadcast. Spencer Kelly went to find out more.

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BBC presenter challenges table tennis playing robot

Omron’s next generation of table tennis playing robot, Forpheus, has been unveiled.

Unlike previous versions, this robot can now serve.

The robot can also track a player’s body language which the company says allows it to detect when the player is going to go for a smash and respond accordingly.

BBC Click’s Dan Simmons reports.

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Honda unveils a disaster relief robot and other news

BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories, including:

  • London's National Theatre tests mixed-reality glasses that can make subtitles float on stage to help those who are deaf or have hearing loss
  • Researchers have turned everyday objects into remote controls
  • Honda unveils a prototype disaster relief robot which can move through narrow gaps, crawl over debris and climb ladders

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A brief tour of Google’s Pixel 2 XL

Google's second-generation Pixel handsets come with a few new tricks.

They include an easier way to summon Android's smart assistant and a camera that can take "portrait mode" photos without needing two lenses.

The BBC's technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones was given an early look at the larger Pixel 2 XL before it was shown off to the rest of the world.

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