ALAnimationPlayer Tutorials

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Python

Start, stop or wait an animation

alanimationplayer_tutorial_run.py


             
              #! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- encoding: UTF-8 -*-

"""Example: Use run Method"""

import qi
import argparse
import sys


def main(session):
    """
    This example uses the run method.
    """
    # Get the service ALAnimationPlayer.

    animation_player_service = session.service("ALAnimationPlayer")

    # play an animation, this will return when the animation is finished
    animation_player_service.run("animations/Stand/Gestures/Hey_1")

    # play an animation, this will return right away
    future = animation_player_service.run("animations/Stand/Gestures/Hey_1", _async=True)
    # wait the end of the animation
    future.value()

    # play an animation, this will return right away
    future = animation_player_service.run("animations/Stand/Gestures/Hey_1", _async=True)
    # stop the animation
    future.cancel()


if __name__ == "__main__":
    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
    parser.add_argument("--ip", type=str, default="127.0.0.1",
                        help="Robot IP address. On robot or Local Naoqi: use '127.0.0.1'.")
    parser.add_argument("--port", type=int, default=9559,
                        help="Naoqi port number")

    args = parser.parse_args()
    session = qi.Session()
    try:
        session.connect("tcp://" + args.ip + ":" + str(args.port))
    except RuntimeError:
        print ("Can't connect to Naoqi at ip \"" + args.ip + "\" on port " + str(args.port) +".\n"
               "Please check your script arguments. Run with -h option for help.")
        sys.exit(1)
    main(session)

             
            

To execute this script, type:


             
              python alanimationplayer_tutorial_run.py --qi-url=tcp://<robot name or robot id>:9559

             
            

Run an animation according to the context

alanimationplayer_tutorial_runcontextual.py


             
              #! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- encoding: UTF-8 -*-

"""Example: Use run and runTag Methods"""

import qi
import argparse
import sys


def main(session):
    """
    This example uses the run and runTag methods.
    """
    # Get the service ALAnimationPlayer.

    animation_player_service = session.service("ALAnimationPlayer")

    # [posture] will be replaced by Stand, Sit or SitOnPod
    animation_player_service.run("animations/[posture]/Gestures/Hey_3")
    # run animation that have the tag "hello"
    animation_player_service.runTag("hello")


if __name__ == "__main__":
    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser()
    parser.add_argument("--ip", type=str, default="127.0.0.1",
                        help="Robot IP address. On robot or Local Naoqi: use '127.0.0.1'.")
    parser.add_argument("--port", type=int, default=9559,
                        help="Naoqi port number")

    args = parser.parse_args()
    session = qi.Session()
    try:
        session.connect("tcp://" + args.ip + ":" + str(args.port))
    except RuntimeError:
        print ("Can't connect to Naoqi at ip \"" + args.ip + "\" on port " + str(args.port) +".\n"
               "Please check your script arguments. Run with -h option for help.")
        sys.exit(1)
    main(session)

             
            

To execute this script, type:


             
              python alanimationplayer_tutorial_runcontextual.py --qi-url=tcp://<robot name or robot id>:9559