Shape Changing Shuttle

Augmented Sports of Badminton by Changing Opening Status of Shuttle’s Feathers



Takumi Yamamoto, Ryohei Baba, Yuta Sugiura



In this study, we propose a new entertainment system using the badminton shuttle. This study focuses on how the distance a badminton shuttle travels varies depending on how much its feathers are opened and proposes a new entertainment system using the badminton shuttle. The shuttle is equipped with a servo motor, and the rotation of the servo motor opens and closes the shuttle's feathers. Using a motion capture camera, one can open and close the shuttle feathers in the air after launching. This paper describes the specific applications of this shuttle, emphasizing measuring the changes in the distance caused by opening and closing the feathers.