An inventor, designer, and entrepreneur, Tom Newby worked with Jim Henson and the Jim Henson Company from 1980 to 2001, developing the animatronics featured in many films and television programs starring the Muppets and other characters. He has won two Emmys for his innovative work.
"Prototype Online: Inventive Voices" is a production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written and hosted by Paul Rosenthal. Audio production by Benjamin Bloom. Theme music by Will Eastman. Art Molella, executive producer. Tom Newby was originally interviewed on 5 August 2006 by curator Dwight Bowers; podcast released 31 August 2006.
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