Giant robot from Paso tours Germany
A gigantic robot currently touring Germany has its hometown roots right here. Betty the Titan, a full-size Titan mech, and others are being displayed in public places in Germany to promote Respawn Entertainment’s new video game, Titanfall.
These Titans were created by Daniel’s Wood Land, a Paso Robles design company. The mechs are crafted almost entirely out of foam, which is carved using 3D carving machines and then pained and sealed, according to a report in Geek.com. Lights are then embedded in the eye sockets and sensor ports on the torso and arms, the report says. The Titans are created to represent the true scale of the mech compared to humans.
Two brothers, Ron and John Daniels, head up the Daniels Wood Land team. What began as a small tree house creation in 1997 has grown into a full service theming company with over 30 employees. In addition to tree houses they specialize in designing, fabricating and installing interactive themed environments for family entertainment centers, theme parks, casinos, restaurants, miniature-golf courses, playgrounds, and retail stores. Their products include full scale artificial trees, facades, animated characters, water features, shooting galleries, and more. Their list of clients include The Walt Disney Company, Sony Pictures, Fox Home Entertainment, New Line Cinema, Warner Home Video, The Big Fresno Fair, and celebrities such as Clint Eastwood, Brooke Burke, NBA star Jason Kidd, and Vanessa Williams.