This year my NAO robot was invited to celebrate Bastille Day in Reading. Four
Frenchmen Boubacar Dembl, Eric Leray, Vincent Valre and Frdric Kayrouz were
organising a Bastille Day event in
Reading and, since NAO is made by the
French company Aldebaran Robotics they
asked if I could bring NAO along for a demo.
A week before the event I went to Reading to meet Eric, Vincent & Frdric and
for a photoshoot with the Reading Post so they could publish a
Then on the 14th July I spent the whole day demonstrating NAO to members of
the public. I kept the demos short and Carl
Clement‘s animal card game
and Aldebaran’s implementation of NAO dancing
Gangnam style proved to be favourites.