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August 13, 2013 AT 2:07 pm

Adafruit Wave Shield Spotted in WIRED’s “How to Make Tech for a Giant Robot Mech” Making Of Video

Remember the giant robot created by the Stan Winston School for WIRED that debuted at San Diego Comic-Con this year? Well, folks watching the making-of video they posted noticed some great Adafruit gear in the machine: the Adafruit Wave Shield!

(You can see it around 1:40, and then the product page on the computer in the background a few seconds later.) Thanks to Nick Brewer and Adafruit’s Phil Burgess for catching this!

The WIRED giant robot mech is STANDING TALL and looking good after its assembly and paint job … now it’s time to BRING IT TO LIFE with Arduinos, radio controls, servos, lighting effects, voice modulators, and hidden surprises. Watch as Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects put the finishing touches on the mother of all mechs just days before it’s big unveiling …

Read more.

How to Make Tech for a Giant Robot Mech 5 7 YouTube Geek Week WIRED YouTube

How to Make Tech for a Giant Robot Mech 5 7 YouTube Geek Week WIRED YouTube


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