Nao is an autonomous, programmable humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran
Robotics, a French company headquartered in Paris. The robot's development
began with the launch of Project Nao in 2004. The robot has been utilized
as an education platform and is used in the Robot Soccer World Cup. (Robocup).
In unveiling its Autism Solution for Kids program, Aldeberan has revealed
that several NAOs have been playing a valuable role in teaching communication
skills to autistic children.