What task does the robot perform? What human function or task does this robot simulate?
NAO is humanoid NAO robot was made to love and educate people from primary school to university.
Where is this robot used?What is its work envelope?How many degrees of freedom or flexible joints does it have?
Well let me tell you NAO is used at home and contains a flexible knee,shoulder,elbow,wrist and ankle joints. It's like a mini person with 25 degrees freedom.
Is the robotic end effector multi-functional? If so, what other tasks can it perform?
Other than educating, The robot responds to you when you talk or move, it recognizes you and acts like a friendly companion.
How is the robot taught to perform its task?
The NAO is embedded software in NAOs head that allows it to be programmed when something new pops up.
What sensors does the robot have and how does the robot use these sensors?
The NAO robot has touch sensors to detect your touch in the cpu.
Name some advantages and disadvantages of using a robot to complete this task.
One advantage is that the NAO small, portable, caring, and smart. One disadvantage is that the NAO very pricey costing around $7000.
Describe the impact that this robot has had or could have on its intended audience.
The NAO gives people education outside of school which can be very impactful.
What type of jobs/careers can this robot create to provide employment for people?
Any type of career can be used to build the NAO considering it is a educating robot.