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2013-10-29 08:35:13

NAO Robot Delivers Truly Natural and Conversational Interactions with Nuance's Powerful Voice Recognition and Text-to-Speech, Driving the Future of Human-Robot Communication PARIS and BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldebaran Robotics and Nuance Communications, Inc, (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that Aldebaran's renowned NAO Robot will integrate Nuance's conversational voice capabilities to deliver a more natural and compelling experience between...

Social Presence Key To Human-Robot Interaction
2013-07-09 04:33:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the prospect of robots entering our everyday life becomes more and more of a reality, scientists have become more interested in the relationship between man and machine. A new study published in Computers in Human Behavior looks at the issue from a human's perspective and asks how a robot's presentation affects how it is perceived. "For robot designers, this means greater emphasis on role assignments to robots," said S. Shyam...

2013-06-10 12:32:55

140 California schools have registered for Robotic Idol, nowseeking sponsors to aid with equipment cost LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDEBARAN ROBOTICS, the worldwide leader in the continually growing field of humanoid robotics and an academic partner with the most innovative universities and schools, encourages local organizations searching for sponsorship opportunities to consider endorsing schools interested in competing in Robotic Idol...

2013-05-29 08:32:49

ASK NAO Initiative to Revolutionize Special Education for Children with Autism BOSTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldebaran Robotics, the world leader in humanoid robotics, today announced the launch of the ASK NAO (Autism Solution for Kids) initiative for use in special education and specifically, for children with autism. The launch is part of an effort to revolutionize special needs education through NAO, the Company's interactive humanoid robot who has been readily...

Robotic Therapist Proves Effective For Children With Autism
2013-03-22 14:24:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One two-foot-tall humanoid robot is acting as a therapist to help train children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The humanoid robot NAO (pronounced “now”) features an elaborate system of cameras, sensors and computers designed to help children learn how to coordinate their attention with other people and objects. Known to researchers as ℠joint attention´, children with autism typically have a...

2013-02-13 12:26:20

LOS ANGELES, February 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDEBARAN Robotics, a world leader in humanoid robotics, launches Robotic Idol, the first robotic dance competition for grades 6th to 12th. The idea behind the competition is to help increase students interest by bringing Art in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). ALDEBARAN Robotics is a worldwide leader in the continually growing field of humanoid robotics and an academic partner of the most prestigious...

2013-01-29 23:03:53

Armed with NXT robots and a NAO humanoid robot, the Spelman College SpelBots team will demonstrate the dexterity of the robot pupils and recount their experiences programming the “virtual agents” to 400 African-American and Hispanic high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District at UCLA´s “Exploring Computer Science” Day, Jan. 31, 2013. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Armed with NXT robots and a NAO humanoid robot, the Spelman College...

2012-11-22 08:21:51

PARIS, November 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last October, NAO was named the best robot for education as part of the "Robot Hall of Fame(R) [http://www.robothalloffame.org ]" Competition organized by Carnegie Mellon. ALDEBARAN Robotics, a global leader in humanoid robotics and academic partner of some of the most prestigious universities, schools, and laboratories, is proud to announce that NAO is the most widely used humanoid robot for learning STEM and is additionally open...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

PARIS, December 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldebaran Robotics, the world leader in humanoid robotics, has released its latest version of the NAO robot - NAO Next Gen. The power of NAO Next Gen, the new fully programmable humanoid robot that has the most extensive worldwide use, is opening up new perspectives and fields of application for its users. "The inception of this new generation of NAO robots means a lot to our company. We are proud to be in a position to provide our...

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2010-09-13 11:24:58

The new Premier League season has begun and in Madrid the World Cup celebrations are barely over, yet according to research in WIREs Cognitive Science, the world's best players may soon be facing a new challenge from football playing robots, which their creators claim will be able to play and beat a human team. The research reveals how building robots to play football is driving the development of artificial intelligence and robotic technology which can be used for roles including search and...