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Aldebaran’s Pepper: the first affordable humanoid

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Aldebaran is well known for the 57cm Nao humanoid and its 1m40 Romeo sibling.

Nao is cute but personal robotics is still in its prehistory.

It comes with an easy to use graphical programmation environment, Choregraphe, that makes it attractive for the education sector and the first programmers tempted to try writing apps for an humanoid platform.

But the cheapest version of Nao still stands above 5000 EUR. That won’t make it a consumer hit anytime soon.
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