NAO

A awesome robot

About NAO

Nao (pronounced now) is an autonomous, programmable humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics, a French robotics company headquartered in Paris. The robot's development began with the launch of Project Nao in 2004. On 15 August 2007, Nao replaced Sony's robot dog Aibo as the robot used in the RoboCup Standard Platform League (SPL).

What task does the robot perform?Where is the robot used?

NAO can learn anything you program it to
do because it runs on code. This robot is an experimental robot and is used in
households and offices where they are built. It can be used anywhere.

Is the robotic end effector multi-functional? If so, what other tasks can it perform?

Yes, It can dance sing and also play soccer and has wifi.

What sensors does the robot have and how does the robot use these sensors?

Nao is fitted with a capacitive sensor on the top of his head that is divided into three sections which lets him react appropriately to touch.

Developement History

Aldebaran Robotics was established in 2005 by Bruno Maisonnier, who had previously begun developing the robot under "Project Nao" in 2004.[4] Six prototypes of Nao were designed between 2005 and 2007. In March 2008, the first production version of the robot, the Nao RoboCup Edition, was released to the contestants of that year's RoboCup.[5] The Nao Academics Edition was released to universities, educational institutions and research laboratories in late 2008.
Evolution Of Dance by NAO Robot