Autonomous Life is the key element making NAO alive and responsive. To be fully effective, it requires to be combined with Basic Channel and Installed Activities .
To activate or deactivate Autonomous Life , see: Switching Autonomous life on and off.
By default, when you receive your NAO, only the Autonomous Life is installed and turned on:
Alive, but deaf and dumb: Autonomous Life : ON - Basic Channel : OFF
In all cases, NAO wags slightly, and seems to be waiting for something to happen.
But he cannot understand your questions and has no conversation skills.
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We recommend to subscribe to the Basic Channel.
Alive and responsive : Autonomous Life : ON - Basic Channel : ON
Then, NAO orientates its head towards human, and is able to react to basic stimuli, such as sounds, movements, or tactile contacts.
For further details, see: Interacting with NAO.