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The NAO robot (pronounced Now) is a ground-breaking teaching aid for use in robotics, systems and control, computer science, social sciences and beyond. Humanoid robots have always fascinated people, especially students and NAO robot allows them to explore programming, sensors, interaction with people and the environment and much more.

To find out more about the NAO robot and arrange a demonstration, please contact: education@rapidonline.com

NAO robot stands 58cm tall and is packed full of technology to make it so versatile:

  • Humanoid body with 25 degrees of freedom for realistic movement
  • 2 cameras for object and face recognition
  • 4 microphones allow for directional detection of sound
  • 2 ultrasonic range finders for detection of objects
  • 2 infrared emitter and receivers
  • Inertia sensor for balance control – 2 gyrometers and 1 accelerometer
  • Capacitive tactile sensors for interaction with people
  • 8 pressure sensors
  • 1.6GHz processor with Ethernet and WiFi