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SoftBank Robotics NAO

An autonomous, programmable humanoid robot, featuring an inertial measurement unit with accelerometer, gyrometer and four ultrasonic sensors.Force-sensing resistors on legs for adaptive walking.Microphones, Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, 2 cameras with face detection.Linux-based operating system. Compatible with the Microsoft Robotics Studio, Cyberbotics Webots, and the Gostai URBI Studio.

Key features:
  • CPU: Intel Atom @ 1.6 GHz
  • Compatible OS: Windows, Mac OS, Linux
  • Programmable using Python, C++, Java, MATLAB
  • Two HD cameras, four microphones, sonar rangefinder, two infrared emitters and receivers, inertial board, nine tactile sensors, eight pressure sensors
Possible applications:
  • Robot/Robot Interaction
  • Robot Listening and Speaking Experiments
  • Environment Perception
  • Education

Access information

Corresponding infrastructureUniversity of the West of England
Bristol Robotics Laboratory
LocationColdharbour Ln, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Unit of accessWorking day

Technical specifications

Interface:Ethernet, Wi-Fi
Autonomy:90 minutes (lithium battery providing 48.6 Wh)
Weight:4.3 kg
Height:58 cm

Additional information

Additional information available here.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730994


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