[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”dropshadow” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]Chris Hardouin is a seasoned veteran of the toy robotics field. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon in 2001 with a Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He went on to work in the toy industry on brands such as Meccano, Tyco R/C, Disney, Hot Wheels, and so on. Chris is a vocal advocate for bridging the gap between play and education, and is particularly focused on how animatronics can achieve this.