- YouTuber Shane Wighton made a video showing off a robotic basketball hoop that he made.
- He wrote programs allowing the hoop to track the ball and move the backboard to get the ball in the basket.
- Except for occasional glitches, Wighton’s basketball hoop is the secret to getting basket on every shot.
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Not even professional basketball players make every shot they take, but they could with this gadget. Youtuber Shane Wighton posted a video on his channel, Stuff Made Here, showing how his robotic basketball hoop design works and demonstrating some shots.
In a 16-minute video, Wighton gets into the technical details of how he made the robotic basketball hoop work and how he fixed bugs. Here are some of the highlights, and a video of how it all works.