Bruno Maisonnier, the founder of Aldebaran Robotics, was recently awarded the 2012 Marius Lavet Prize for excellence in research and in scientific and industrial innovation in France.
Aldebaran is currently conducting research in areas such as autistic child therapy, human-robot interaction and personal robotics.The company is based in Paris, France with additional offices in China and the United States.
Aldebaran Robotics designs, produces and commercializes autonomous humanoid robots with the aim of contributing to the well-being of humans. Aldebaran launched the “NAO” robot which has become an internationally adopted platform used in education and research. NAO is currently the best-selling humanoid robot in the world.