Table-tennis Robot is "Forpheus"Omron Decides Nickname2 December 2015 - Business/Company
This is a coined word which combines the English word "For" meaning "to go toward" and "Orpheus," a minstrel of Greek mythology who symbolizes creativity.
It was selected from 2,445 submissions. The latest technologies, such as image recognition and instrumental control, were brought together in the development of the robot.(translated by Galileo, Inc.)