Category Archives: Plateo-bot

Plateo-bot 5: mounting the beast

Robby Gilbert of Billings Productions Inc. kindly emailed me some photos of the Plateo-bot being mounted at the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, FL. Advertisements

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Plateo-bot 4: getting real

The Plateosaurus robot was finally going from maquette to the real thing (i.e., the full size model) when Robby Gilbert sent these pictures:

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Plateo-bot 3

After I’d sent my initial critique and a request for more pictures of the Plateosaurus maquette to the company, artist Jeff sent me more pictures and a list of changes he had already implemented: 1.) I changed the number of … Continue reading

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Plateo-bot part 2

Last time, I showed you these photos of the Plateosaurus maquette made by Jeff Matney, the lead sculptor at Billings Productions Inc. Steve P. commented: Can I preempt a few of your reactions? 1) Overall too slenderly built, especially belly and … Continue reading

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Plateo-bot part 1

On June 8 of last year I received an email from one Robby Gilbert. Robby is the Prehistoric Display Advisor for Billings Productions Inc., a company that makes robotic dinosaurs. Now, robotic dinosaurs – I feel quite strongly about them, … Continue reading

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