The NAO V5 robot is fully programmable humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics in Paris. Over 5,000 NAO units are employed world-wide for research, education, and recreation. You’ll see NAO in the “Birth of the Bot” video because it was used in social interaction research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. NAO comes with curriculum to help students learn programming and inspire interest in the field of robotics. NAO is also a featured robot athlete in many international RoboCup matches. Check out the Special Features below to watch NAO demonstrate its curiosity, self-awareness, and soccer skills.