Robot goalkeeper better than human goalies

<img border='0' align='left' title=' ' src=' ' class='caption'> A robotic goalkeeper is better than human keepers in Germany's football Bundesliga, its inventors boasted on Monday.

updated: May 10, 2008 07:48 IST
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Stuttgart (Germany):

Is a robotic goalkeeper better than human keepers? "We'd say now that Goalias can hold every second kick from Mario Gomez," said Peter Goehner, director of the Stuttgart University automation institute (IAS), which built Goalias and has invited the Germany women's side to try to beat it on May 22.