NAO is the first robot created by SoftBank Robotics. Famous around the world, NAO is a tremendous programming tool and he has especially become a standard in education and research.

NAO is also used as an assistant by companies and healthcare centers to welcome, inform and entertain visitors.

25 degrees of freedom which enable him to move and adapt to his environment.


7 touch sensors located on the head, hands and feet, sonars and an inertial unit to perceive his environment and locate himself in space.


4 directional microphones and speakers to interact with humans.


Speech recognition and dialogue available in 20 languages*.

*English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Arabic, Dutch, Portuguese, Czech, Finnish, Russian, Swedish, Turkish...

Two 2D cameras to recognize shapes, objects and even people.


Open and fully programmable platform.



58cm in height, NAO is a bipedal robot with pleasantly rounded features. NAO has constantly evolved since the beginning of his adventure in 2006 and the 6th version (NAO6), launched in 2018, integrates a new CPU which enhances his performance.

NAO, the humanoid and programmable robot of SoftBank Robotics

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