William Cox Interview with Bruno Maisonnier of Aldebaran Robotics (Video)

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William Cox, of Gorobotics.Net, caught up with Bruno Maisonnier, the CEO and Founder of Aldebaran Robotics at the recent RoboCup 2007 competition (see video below), and had a chance to get a briefing on the new NAO humanoid robot.

Although neither of them knew it at the time, NAO was soon destined to replace Aibo in the RoboCup Standard Platform competitions.


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One comment

  1. Thanks for the link, Lem. You beat me to posting it! The two robots shown in the video are both prototypes of Nao. There were made on a rapid prototyping machine and were very fragile. The final version will be custom made from molded plastic and quite sturdy.

    They’ll need to be extra tough, especially since they’ll be hitting on each other in those fast paced soccer games!

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