How to deploy an Android application on Pepper QiSDK with Command Center

How to configure, sign, upload and deploy an Android application on a Pepper robot through Command Center
Lesson
How to deploy an Android application on Pepper QiSDK with Command Center

What the lesson is about

This lesson presents the deployment steps of an Android application on a Pepper QiSDK robot. Discover how to set up the app, build and sign it, as well as how to push the generated APK to Command Center platform to make it available for any robot worldwide. Understand the lifecycle of applications on Command Center as well as the various interfaces of the platform.

What you will need

  • A Pepper QiSDK (NAOqi 2.9)
  • Android Studio with the QiSDK plugin
  • An internet connection
  • An application to deploy
  • A Command Center developer account

What you should know about

Applicable Use Cases

To publish an application and make it available on your Pepper QiSDK robot or your customers’ fleet of robots, SoftBank Robotics developed a platform called Command Center. On this platform you can make your applications available to other people using Pepper QiSDK robots as well as Pepper 2.5 and Nao robots all around the world.

This lesson explains how to use the Command Center platform and deploy QiSDK Android applications on Pepper through it.

  • How to deploy an Android application on Pepper QiSDK with Command Center
  • Discovering Command Center and App Lifecycle
  • Before uploading an application to Command Center
  • Uploading an application to Command Center
  • Deploying the application on Pepper QiSDK
Let's go!