How did They Make That Huge Comic-Con Robot?

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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By John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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Last month we posted a cool video of a huge cosplay robot that features a human inside a gigantic costume of what might well be a RoboCop robot villain. Tested, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage’s website, explains how the robot was built: it has a person inside, with the robot’s giant arms mirroring the motions of the operator’s real arms, which are obviously the lower set. It’s cool!