Animation of the eye blinks is shown in this video. The eye lids are called "bales". The bales are vacu-formed, clear plastic.
Ever wonder what's under the skin of an animatronic character? Here's a look at our Giant Panda Head with radio controlled eye blinks and mouth opening.
You can actually perform a bird for your video. Here's how you do it. Use the included radio controller, and move the joy sticks to make the bird move. The entire body can be performed as well. Just grab the tail with a handled control rod.
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Animatronic framework as seen inside a lifesized giraffe model.
Making control boxes and wiring harnesses.
Core Animatronics framework for Velociraptor Costume.
Hand painted eyeball ready for installation
Animatronic Controller used in the Velociraptor Costumes.
Velociraptor Core Mechanism
Animatronic shell with animated brows, mouth animation, and a hole in the nostril for a camera.