Nao robot with Pharo and LRP

Miguel Campusano writes:

I've been working on an API for the Nao Robot [1] in Pharo. You can find an early demo of how it works in Pharo:

Moreover, I built a communication bridge between the Nao and LRP [2]. LRP is a live programming language for robotic behaviors. You can see a working demo of the nao moving via LRP here:

I want to emphasize how easy and fun can be to program a robot with a live environment. Looking at the robot and see how immediately changes its behavior whenever you send a command, that is cool!

You can find the API here (I have to write the documentation on how to use it):!/~mcamp/NaoSocket

This is a work in progress. The Nao has several features that I'm planning to incorporate in the API when they are needed.

To make this work I use TCP sockets to communicate with the robot. For the Nao, there is a documentation on how the robot communicates via binary packages, but the documentation lacks a lot of information that I managed to figure it out by reading the binary information (thanks gtInspector for that) and understanding how the robot works.

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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:47 +0000
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