SoftBank Robotics documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.5? [For Partners only]

Launching / exiting an Activity

Launching an Activity

Prerequisite

Autonomous Life: ON - Installed Activities: Yes

To start an Activity:

Step Action

Make sure Pepper is listening.

For further details, see: Talking with Pepper.

Say:

  • “Start” + the Activity name, or
  • one of the Trigger sentences, if any.

Pepper automatically starts the corresponding Activity.

Note: some Activities may require specific conditions to be launched, for example, when Pepper is on his Charging station, only Activities explicitely authorized on Charging Station can run.

Exiting an Activity

Prerequisite

Autonomous Life: ON - Installed Activities: Yes

To stop an Activity currently running:

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Step Action

Lay your hand on Pepper‘s head:

  • palm on the top camera, and
  • fingers on the head tactile sensor

Hold your hand there for 1 second.

Feedback:

  • a slight sound: “blop”

Quickly remove your hand to stop the activity.

Feedback:

  • “click” sound, and eye and status LEDs become green for a short moment
Result After you remove your hand, the current Activity is stopped.