CMU Robotic Arm Inspires Disney's Baymax


Publication/Creation Date
November 6 2014
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
An inflatable robotic arm developed at the Carnegie Mellon University influenced the creators of the film Big Hero 6 to animate this robot, Baymax, a mobile medical assistant, to be a helping and caring robot that is not like the typical, metal and heavy types portrayed in other films.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Arm
Marketing Keywords
Baymax, Disney, Big Hero 6, Siemens