It’s been almost 2 months since Pandora – The World of Avatar opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The overall response from guests has been amazement at the level of detail that was invested into this new land.
A big example of Disney’s attention to detail is the Na’vi Shaman of Songs who can be spotted while riding the Na’vi River Journey attraction inside Pandora. She is the most complicated Audio-Animatronic figure ever attempted by Walt Disney Imagineering.
This past Monday at a TechCrunch Robotics session in Boston, the prototype of the animatronic Shaman figure was displayed so that guests could see the inner workings of the robot. Take a look…
Hey here’s the Na’Vi Shaman moving! This is some of the most advanced robotics like this in the world pic.twitter.com/xBCL8XQwME
— Matthew Panzarino (@panzer) July 17, 2017
Just to put things into perspective, here is the Na’vi Shaman of Songs fully “dressed” and in action:
The Na’vi Shaman of Songs is just the beginning of the future of Audio-Animatronics in the Disney Parks. I’m hoping we see this level of detail when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in 2018…
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Image Credit : Twitter @panzer and Disney