Nao – The Humanoid Robot

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Nao is a humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics, Paris. It is a best robot to have in home and it is a perfect present for your kids. It is one of the best humanoid robot.

With 58 cm in height, NAO is first humanoid robot. He has continually been evolving since the beginning of his adventure in 2006.
Currently in his 5th version, about 9,000 NAOs have already been sold throughout the world.
NAO is an endearing, interactive and personalizable robot companion.
Everyone can construct his own experience with specific applications based on his own imagination and needs.

Since July 2015, a new type of hotel has opened in a theme park. NAO was selected to provide the reception and conciergerie services. He welcomes the guests and provides them with information in a variety of languages.

In Vendée, at a specialised centre of the “Autistes sans Frontièreassociation, NAO and Lucas have forged a special bond. Impassive and always positive, NAO encourages Lucas without judging him. Since their encounter, Lucas is calmer and his contact with adults has become easier.

7 senses for natural interaction:

 

Moving : 25 degrees of freedom and a humanoid shape that enable him to move and adapt to the world around him. His inertial unit enables him to maintain his balance and to know whether he is standing up or lying down.

Feeling : The numerous sensors in his head, hands and feet, as well as his sonars, enable him to perceive his environment and get his bearings.

Hearing and speaking : With his 4 directional microphones and loudspeakers, NAO interacts with humans in a completely natural manner, by listening and speaking.

Seeing : NAO is equipped with two cameras that film his environment in high resolution, helping him to recognise shapes and objects.

Connecting : To access the Internet autonomously, NAO is able to use a range of different connection modes (WiFi, Ethernet).

Thinking : We can’t really talk about “Artificial Intelligence” with NAO, but the robots are already able to reproduce human behaviour.

NAO is designed to be personalised: add content, using a variety of capacities, enriching his personality and even developing new skills and know-how. NAO is your robot and the Choregraphe software will help you to personalise him.

The Aldebaran Robotics also have another two wonderful robots named

Pepper –  The first humanoid robot capable of recognising the principal human emotions                       and adapting his behavior to the mood of his interlocutor.

Romeo  – A 140 cm tall humanoid robot, designed to explore and further research into                           assisting elderly people and those who are losing their autonomy.

 

 

 

This post is copied from  https://www.ald.softbankrobotics.com

 

 

 

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