Pepper Tutorial <1>: SDK installation & Application development/execution

In this tutorial, we will go through the steps of making Pepper speak from the installation of SDK (Software Development Kit) to the development of application using a virtual robot.

SDK installation

To develop robot applications, SDK must be installed in your computer first.

Operation Environment:


  • 1.5 GHz CPU

  • 512 MB RAM

  • OpenGL supported graphic card


  • Linux

  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise) or later

  • Windows

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or later

  • Mac OS X

  • 10.7.1 Lion, 10.8.3 Mountain Lion or later

In this tutorial, we will be using Windows as an example.

Installing SDK [Choregraphe]

1. After downloading the appropriate Choregraphe setup installer from the "Downloads" page on Pepper Developer Portal website, open the installer file.

In Windows, the installer file name should look something like "choregraphe-suite-".

2. Click on [Next >] button to proceed.

3. Read through the License Agreement, and select [I accept the agreement] if you do, then click on [Next >] button.