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Aldebaran Robotics To Open Source Code of Nao Robot

May 14, 2011, 08:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Erico Guizzo)

"The French firm has been developing Nao over the past five years, turning an initially obscure robot with a quirky name into a widely adopted research and education platform used to study human-robot communication, help treat hospitalized children, and play soccer.

"It's not yet clear exactly which parts of Nao's software platform will become open source and which will remain proprietary. The company said in a release that it will 'share a significant part of [Nao's] source code with the research and developer community by the end of 2011.'"

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