1953 – Westinghouse Robotian-like Costume Figure – Ernest Walling (American)
ROBOTIAN-LIKE COSTUMED FIGURE – Ernest Walling – see full patent design here.
Patent number: D171959
Filing date: May 27, 1953
Issue date: Apr 1954
It looks as if it was easier for Westinghouse to use people inside Robot costumes going forward. The old robots Vocalite, Elektro, were getting on and probably costly to run.