SoftBank Robotics documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.8?

NAOqi API & SDKs - 2.8

Former DCM replaced by LoLA

DCM has been completely redesigned. The new version is now called LoLA.


Sensor feedback more deterministic and reliable

Thanks to the introduction of LoLA, the motor control and sensor feedback are more deterministic and reliable.

NAO V6 kinematic model

A new model, with NAO V6 masses is now supported.

For further details, see: URDF file.

New Diagnosis reflexes

ALDiagnosis now take in account:

  • motor board passive diagnosis errors, and
  • motor board temperature errors.

As a result, the following new behaviors are introduced on NAO:

  • Put life in safeguard state when a critical error happen.
  • Go to rest when leg joints are too hot.

For further details, see: ALDiagnosis and Diagnosis effect.