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DIY Animatronic Eyebrows

Posted August 4, 2011 by Chris

Finally, Robotics Month is here! To celebrate, a host of Animatronics Tutorials will be released starting today: Animatronic Eyebrows. This tutorial gives you an intro to some basic animatronic terminology while also building a system capable of expressing emotion. Mini Hobby Servos are used as actuators and a microchip PIC 18F452 performs the digital control.

Parallax Style – Animatronic Brain

Posted August 3, 2011 by Chris

In a creepy looking monster twist here is a parallax powered animatron that actually has a brain. Aside from being able to move, blink and talk, this animatron has built in speech recognition. Check out the demo video and full article in the pdf.