Page 17 nao needs to be in a stable position when hes not in use or while charging, like in this picture. In may 2011, aldebaran announced that it would release nao s controlling source code to the public as open source software. The nao robot compressed and zipped file needs to be copied to the robot. Debugging and investigating on the robot debugging and investigating on the robot. This controller is used to connect a webotssimulated nao robot to the naoqi programming interface, including the choregraphe graphical programming interface. Pepper is a very friendly robot who reaches out to communicate with humans. Nao is a stateoftheart humanoid robot with 25 degrees of freedom.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files the software, to deal in the software without. The nao humanoid robot the nao robot is designed to be a simple and easy to use for young programmers or those with no programming experience, but has powerful extensibility for professional developers. Softbank robotics launches educational ide for pepper robot. The nao robot is an intelligent humanoid robot made by aldebaran robotics. With zora, you can unlock the potential of your nao robot and do more, faster, with your nao. You can now, hopefully, get your nao robot to talk by using your python programming skills. Humanoid robots have always fascinated people, especially students and nao robot allows them to explore programming, sensors, interaction with people and the environment and much more. Instead of using the drag and drop boxes in the choreograph, were going to get our nao robot walking and talking using coding. Environment variable value pythonpath path\to\pythonsdk\lib. It is a graphical interface to program nao for windows, mac e linux downloadable after creating an account on aldebaran community. Developing a project for nao using thirdparty software developing a project for nao using thirdparty software. So, if you want to participate in the nao developer program, it is still open.
Also, i would recommend you to read the official documentation and tutorials before going forth. It is designed and developed to support the necessary requests and feedbacks to enable bmldriven control using the thalamus framework. Nao comes with embedded software, running on the motherboard located in the head of the robot, allowing autonomous behaviors desktop software, running on your computer, allowing creation of new behaviors, and the remote control of the robot. But one of peppers main advantages is the potential to use custom software development to adjust her behaviour, ai, movements and many of the robots other exciting features according to your business needs. The standalone visual programming software can connect to their humanoid robot, pepper, to program full functionality of the robot in real time. The nao robot fits this description perfectly as a prospective human companion. Zora is the perfect software and controller for nao. Learn how to control the position and orientation of the viewpoint in the 3d world. Fully designed and developed by aldebaran, choregraphe is the programming software that lets nao users simply create and edit movements and interactive behaviors. Every lesson gets better when nao is there to lend a hand.
Sbras first commercially available software tool is the latest milestone in their longstanding education initiative spanning nao, pepper, and their partnership with the softbank group. Software package to connect multiple myo armbands to the same computer and to interface them with ros. These benchmarks are provided for free as online simulations, based on a 100% free open source software stack. Nao is a small humanoid robot designed to interact with people. Discover the basics of programming and improve your knowledge in specific areas with our documentation. Naosim naosim 1 is a simulation tool that was also part of the software package aldebaran developed to support the nao robot. Nao is a programmable humanoid robot from aldebaran robotics that is 58 centimeters tall and has a unique combination of hardware and software. The project is a joint effort between aldebaran robotics of paris, france and designers thomas knoll and erik arlen. Nao moves arms up and down with bent elbows and swings left arm out in another robot dance move.
Project nao, also called the nao project, is an ongoing venture dedicated to the development and mass production of an intelligent humanoid robot for the consumer market. Start a command window by typing windowskey in combination with r or by clicking windowsrun. Robot concierge is an easytomanage system to allow the nao robot to interact and collect data from customers and visitors to your business. Jan 20, 2015 so if you want to learn the first steps to being a programming robot genius, then stay tuned. Making nao move and speak parallel tasks making nao move and speak. About a week before wally arrived, we installed the software on the 30 computers in my lab. Ensure that your nao is secured in a fix naos base onto a horizontal surface with 4 screws. Nao robot simulation program running on ubuntu system. The system can be tested by controlling the arm of the pepper or nao robot. The humanoid programmable nao evolution robot has a multiplatform environment and offers powerful programming capacities with low and high level apis, allowing users to create elaborate behaviours by using its features. Nao the humanoid and programmable robot softbank robotics. Naosim allows the user to launch a virtual world for the simulated nao robot to navigate around as well as a virtual version of the nao robot.
Choregraphe is a graphical programming software virtual robot main plan boxes library 3. These software solutions are mostly related but not restricted to parallel and real time systems. Choregraphe software for nao aldebaran robotics stemfinity. Plug the adaptor into the connector located in the back of nao. In may 2011, aldebaran announced that it would release naos controlling source code to the public as open source software. The sprutcam robot module increases your efficiency and program anywhere thanks to sprutcams offline programming and is compatible with popular robots including fanuc, kuka, staubli, yaskawa motoman, toshiba, mitsubishi, nachi, abb and more. Nao says i may not be able to play the real guitar, but i can play air guitar. The nao robot pronounced now is a groundbreaking teaching aid for use in robotics, systems and control, computer science, social sciences and beyond.
Sep 09, 2016 the nao robot uses a software specifically designed to program it called choreographe. Ui cs performing robots department of computer science. It is a graphical interface to program nao for windows. For practical tips and tricks to work with naos, see. The result of a unique combination of mechanical engineering and software, nao is a character made up of a multitude of sensors, motors and software piloted by a madetomeasure operating system. In realworld robots, the software that generates the control signals the controller is required to run at a very high speed and make complex computations. Programmable humanoid nao evolution robot software suite. Monitor is a desktop application that gives you can explore eventbased, sequential you a feedback of what nao is seeing and or parallel programming using a pre feeling. The nao robot uses a software specifically designed to program it called choreographe. Whether you already own a nao robot or are looking to get started, zora is an important advancement available to all nao owners today. Supercharge programming robots by connecting artificial intelligence with human operators to give robots autonomous capabilities. Its packed with sensors and character and it can walk, dance, speak, and recognize faces and objects.
This affects the choice of which robot programming languages are best to use. Retrieving software softbank robotics developer center. It consists of sensors, motors, and software driven by naoqi, a dedicated operating system. A programmable personal teaching assistant, nao helps teachers bring lessons to life, making learning more fun and more concrete for students. One nao power v6 dark grey 1 charger and 1 battery. Now in its sixth generation, it is used in research, education, and healthcare all over the world. Programming choregraphe nao is capable of moving autonomously, having a conversation with you, identifying objects and interacting with its environment.
Learn how to program a robot, save your controller program, revert and run the simulation. This project consists of three parts, which enable easy connection and control of a nao robot. The animation i will create is a simple wave behavior which nao performs while sitting down. After introducing naoqi the programming framework used to program nao, we will talk about the various ways you can program in python for nao. Dive deeper into robot programming with tutorials aimed for beginner though expert levels. The next common software architecture for robot programming is the subsumption archtitecture. Python programming your nao robot tutorial video 1 youtube. Even if i will try to make it easy, certain previous knowledge is required, like basic programming and linux concepts. The robot also comes with a software suite that includes a graphical programming tool dubbed choregraphe, a simulation software package and a software developers kit. In this guide, you are presented with practical approaches and techniques to program robot sensors, motors, and. Python sdk installation guide softbank robotics developer. Program incredible applications by creating sequences of predefined behavior boxes or coding your own behaviors. On linux, you can crosscompile libraries to embed in nao. Nao is also used as an assistant by companies and healthcare centers to welcome, inform and entertain visitors.
As i said, what you need is some programming skills, a way to get the money student. Nao robot api support for matlab enables matlab users to. Humanoid robots are robots with their overall appearances based on that of the human body. Nao is your robot and the choregraphe software will help you to personalize him. Robot software is used to perform autonomous tasks. Fully open and programmable, nao runs on naoqi os, a flexible framework that gives you lots of options for customizing nao your way from a variety of sdks, to visual programming interfaces like blockly and scratch, to choregraphe, our easytouse draganddrop graphical software. In december 2010, a nao robot was demonstrated doing a standup comedy routine, and a new version of the robot was released, featuring sculpted arms and improved motors. Unfortunately, you will never get a simple answer if you ask whats the best programming language for robotics. Nao robot dance applications animations crg download aldebaran nao. Some robot software aims at developing intelligent mechanical devices. Movement libraries are available through graphics tools such as aldebarans choregraphe software. With robot concierge, any nao robot can become interactive to quickly respond to human questions.
Programming for a living robot programming for a living robot. In this case, you dont segment your robot s behavior in states, but in functions. A guide to controlling autonomous robots takes the reader on an adventure through the eyes of midamba, a lad who has been stranded on a desert island and must find a way to program robots to help him escape. Nao is furthermore compatible with the microsoft robotics studio, cyberbotics webots, and the gostai studio urbi. Download our software suite to bring your robot to life with our graphical user interface choregraphe, sdks and naoqi os. Nao is a robot with a knack for knowledge both learning and sharing it. For the next week i worked with the software during my planning time, programing the virtual robot in the choregraphe software, while consulting the 204page manual that accompanied it.
Robots are electronic machines programmed to do things autonomously. Robot software is the set of coded commands or instructions that tell a mechanical device and electronic system, known together as a robot, what tasks to perform. Python programming your nao robot tutorial video 3 duration. What is the best programming language for robotics. Choregraphe software is free with the purchase of nao. Nao is the first robot created by softbank robotics. Nao robots are accompanied by choregraphe software.
Many software systems and frameworks have been proposed to make programming robots easier. Webots for nao is a specific release of webots 7, exclusively dedicated to the use of a simulated nao. Synthiams arc robot development software is hardware agnostic and connects to many products including arduino, raspberry pi, ezrobot and more. This repository contains the source code and dependencies needed to build the naoqisim webots controller. Nao comes with embedded software, running on the motherboard located in the head of the robot, allowing autonomous behaviors desktop software, running on your computer, allowing creation of new behaviors, and the remote control of the robot there are also tools for programmers, allowing remote control of the robot and the expansion of its capabilities. It offers a safe place to test behaviors before playing them on a real robot. It offers a series of robot programming challenges that address various topics across a wide range of difficulty levels. The latest version of nao with 10 major areas of improvement is here. Now have a play with its behavior to see if you can get your nao to say a longer sentence, or maybe even sing a song.
An audio file of a song can be added to the choregraphe file. Aldebaran bejug chapter children computer conference devoxx devoxx4kids donation duke easy electronics event france fun germany greenfoot humanoid inception infoq initiative interview it java javaland javaone kids mindstorms minecraft nao oreilly oracle oscon paris programming redhat robot robotics scratch software team technology usa user. Robot moves arms into an air guitar position and begins strumming. It comes with a complete software suite and sdk to help users programming and interacting with the robot. You can create elaborate behaviors, access the data acquired. The robot ai emerges from a careful design that link the boxes together to create more and more complex behaviors. It doesnt matter if you are a software developer or a life sciences researcher, every one can program nao. Nao power v6 standard edition educational robots that. Nao is a very powerful robot, packed full of technology but this doesnt mean that nao is difficult to get to grips with. There are your simple first steps into python and choreograph. Webots for nao allows you to launch a simulated nao moving in a virtual world.355 1121 644 1440 984 561 1445 89 104 1111 120 197 1413 883 810 412 1161 917 117 1102 55 509 704 1347 1103 898 1312 241 891 1175