Podcast: Jason Bannister: From Sketch to Robot
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.

From "Prototype Online: Inventive Voices," a podcast series from the Lemelson Center. To subscribe to the series, copy this URL into your podcast software: http://invention.smithsonian.org/podcasts/prototype.rss or click here if you have iTunes.

If you prefer, you may download the podcast; right-click (PC) or control-click (Mac) and choose "save as."

And if you like "Prototype Online: Inventive Voices" why not subscribe? Copy this URL into your podcast software: http://invention.smithsonian.org/ podcasts/prototype.rss or access iTunes directly. And while you listen, browse other podcasts in the series.
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.