SoftBank Robotics documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.8?

NAOqi Vision


Video and picture management

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ALPhotoCapture Take pictures and save them on disk.
ALVideoDevice Manage video inputs.
ALVideoRecorder Record video.

Video detection

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ALBacklightingDetection Check if the image of the camera is backlit.
ALBarcodeReader Detect and read a barcode in an image.
ALColorBlobDetection Detect blobs (circular or not) of a given color.
ALDarknessDetection Check if the environment is dark.
ALLandMarkDetection Detect specific visual landmarks.
ALMovementDetection Detect some movement and tell where it comes from.
ALRedBallDetection Detect red and circular objects.

Tools for a visual memory

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ALVisionRecognition Make the robot learn and recognize visual patterns: objects, pictures...
ALVisualSpaceHistory Build a timestamped map of the head positions.

Vision as navigation tool

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ALLocalization give to the robot the ability to come back to a learned home.
ALVisualCompass Use an image as a compass.

3D sensor specific

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ALSegmentation3D Segmentate the depth images returned by the 3D sensor.

Deprecated

Deprecated modules
ALCloseObjectDetection Detect objects that are too close to be directly detected by the 3D sensor