Mechanical engineering was developed concurrently with the exterior figure, which included sculpting the head and hands as well as designing the integrated platform stage and wardrobe. Internal mechanisms were developed that allow the movement of the mouth, torso and hands.
Before its release, the animatronics doll garnered high praise from Ray Charles, the great singer himself: "Those cats! ... they are good! ". He continued "Those guys have passion for what they do, and t's not enough passion in the music industry". ... read more