Build and play with your own Robotic Puppet Arms!!

VAISHNAVI CHIDAMBARAM | November 7, 2018

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Disney has developed a new method to remotely control puppets without the use of motors. The pair of robot arms are connected only by flexible pneumatic tubing (tubing that uses compressed air). There are no pumps, valves, sensors, motors, or electronic controllers used.

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