Release Notes – Synthesis – from 2.1 to 2.8 ¶
Welcome back NAO ! ¶
This release is fully dedicated to the new version of NAO .
Check compatibility! ¶
2.8 runs exclusively on NAO V6 .
- It cannot run on a former version of NAO .
- It is not available on Pepper .
Interacting with NAO ¶
Semantic Engine: a new power for NAO! ¶
NAO can learn!
Thanks to his Semantic Engine , NAO is able to:
- keep in mind some information,
- acquire new information, and
- use this knowledge in order to answer your questions and requests.
For now, NAO has a short-term memory, persistent from startup to shut-down. He will forget all his knowledge each time he reboots.
For further details, see: Semantic Engine - What NAO knows .
Stop, Sleep, & Awake tactile commands ¶
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Stop an Activity :
Put your hand on robot’s head (palm on camera and fingers on its head tactile sensor) for 1s.
|Exiting an Activity|
Put your NAO to sleep:
Put your hand on robot’s head (same way) for 3s.
|Putting NAO to sleep|
Awake your NAO , while he is asleep:
Touch its head tactile sensor.
Developing Applications - new guides ¶
Your robot is alive! ¶
Developing quality applications for a living robot must take the robot’s life into consideration, and the following guides will help you to do so:
Robot Application Standards ¶
Before publishing your Application on the SoftBank Robotics Store , take a few minutes to read and understand the following requirements. Make sure your application is compliant with all of them before publishing it on the SoftBank Robotics Store .
For further details, see: Robot Application Standards .
SoftBank Robotics robot makes sure he is in a safe position when starting Life and adds a notification if he is not in a safe position.
New tool: Robot settings ¶
Robot settings replaces the former NAO Web page . Running on your computer, it allows you to configure your NAO .
- Available on Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.
- Available in English, French, Chinese and Japanese, and soon available in 17 more languages.
For further details, see:
WiFi network settings ¶
Supported Operating Systems ¶
Mac OS: Sierra ¶
MacOS Sierra is now supported
Mac OS X previous versions are not supported.
Linux: 64bits only ¶
Linux32 support is not provided anymore.
Linux: Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) ¶
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise) is not supported.
Linux Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) is supported.