Jason Bannister, chief artist and scientist of Mechanimal, a robotics company in Pittsburgh, designs, sketches and builds robots. In this episode he shows how inventors can start with a basic pencil on paper sketch and eventually wind up with a truly amazing creation.
A production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written, hosted, and video production by Matt Ringelstetter. Art Molella, executive producer. Filmed by Amanda Murray. Matt Ringelstetter and Amanda Murray, podcast program managers. Joyce Bedi, webmaster. Jason Bannister was interviewed by Matt Ringelstetter on May 23, 2011. Podcast released on September 23, 2011. Music is “Schlumpf” by 2pol, from the FreeMusicArchive.org.
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