July 20, 2024
Nissan develops golf ball that automatically finds the hole every time
While its applications for cheating are indeed wonderful, the real reason for this invention is to demonstrate Nissan’s ProPilot 2.0 driver support technology.
While its applications for cheating are indeed wonderful, the real reason for this invention is to demonstrate Nissan’s ProPilot 2.0 driver support technology.

TOKYO – For many people the game of golf is a great source of relaxation and entertainment. Here is a little gadget developed by Japanese automaker Nissan: The ProPilot Golf Ball.

As the four-year-old in the video demonstrates, no matter where and how someone putts the ball on the green, it will automatically take control of its own course and go into the hole. What a time to be alive!

When Nissan unveiled the ProPilot Golf Ball on Aug 22, it piqued the interest of many.

“Oh, very interesting.”

“It’s especially good that hitting it with the golf club doesn’t damage the mechanism.”

“This might change golf as we know it.”

“Doesn’t Everybody’s Golf (aka Hot Shots Golf) already have this feature?”

“This is like the AlphaGo of the golf world.”

“I think it would be really relaxing to have the ball always go in no matter where you putt it from.”

“They ripped off Sphero.”

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