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Customize your animatronics to perfection with Proteus, a configurable humanoid platform. Select from a wide range of sizes and features to bring your characters to life. Effortlessly activate or deactivate functions, allowing you to adapt and enhance the experience as desired. Let your creativity soar as you craft unforgettable moments that leave an indelible mark on your audience.

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Features and Configurable Options


  • Male and female designs available.

  • 25 advanced actuation functions.

  • Precise individual actuator control.

  • Smooth, high-quality motion.

  • Aerospace-grade bearings.

  • Strain wave gearheads.

  • Innovative ankle pivot design (patent-pending).

  • 24VDC low voltage actuators.

  • Integrated onboard audio.

  • Compact control cabinet.

  • Adaptable to various show requirements.

  • Scalable design.

Customizable Options

  • Heights adjustable between 50th and 95th percentile

  • Control cabinet within the baseframe

  • Configurable foot location

  • Customizable figure finish

  • Animation services

  • Don’t see what you need? Ask us here!

Moments Await

Craft your custom Proteus Humanoid starting at just $250k

Ready to configure your Proteus?

Get started with a configuration appointment.


Unleash the potential of our humanoid animatronic.


Whether it's enchanting visitors in theme parks and museums, making a statement at exhibitions and trade shows, advancing research and development projects, or adding a futuristic companion to your living room — our configurable humanoid animatronic is designed for diverse applications. Step into the future and redefine interactive experiences with us.

Use Proteus In Your Museums
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Use Proteus In Your Own Home
Use Proteus In Your Research and Development
Use Proteus In Your Exhibits and Tradeshows
Feature Details
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Strain Wave Gearheads

Very compact and lightweight

Zero backlash

Excellent positional accuracy and repeatability

25 Standard Independently Actuated Functions ​

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Onboard Audio

Built in speaker and amplifier increases entertainment value by having audio come from the character.

Aerospace Grade Bearings

Proteus is built to last. We use only the best

materials available. 


Patent Pending Ankle and Leg Design

​Body Pivots at the ankles

Body twist does not twist the leg

Base actuators not in motion

Small Base Frame

Optimized mechanism allows for a minimal footprint base frame

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Built-in Drives

​All servomotors have built in drives. This reduces the need for a large external enclosure.


Need more functions? Need Less? 
What about custom poses? Different sizes?

We can do that.



Catalyst Engineering can deliver custom animation based off a description or roughed video. 

Proteus can come complete with all standard animation capabilities, or you can bring your own animation.


Proteus operates on 120VAC 15amps

Need something different? No worries. We can provide

an adapter. 

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We can supply a custom figure finish, quoted separately, or you can bring your own.

The Ordering Process

  1. Arrange a time for your Proteus setup consultation.

  2. After understanding your requirements, we'll provide you with a detailed cost estimate and a purchase order agreement.

  3. Upon agreeing to the terms and signing the agreement, a 50% advance payment is necessary (excluding the consultation deposit). We then begin crafting your Proteus.

  4. Once your humanoid is ready, a further 40% of the total cost is expected. 

  5. We'll handle the installation of your Proteus for you. The remaining 10% of the total cost is due upon installation completion.

Let Proteus bring your vision to life.

Ready to configure Proteus to meet your needs?

Book your consultation with us below. We'll walk you through all of Proteus' capabilities and help you decide what's best for your needs and your budget.


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