A few months ago I wrote about the Waldo C. Graphic character, a joint 1988 effort between Jim Henson Creature Shop and Pacific Data Images, which came to life with a hand-worn controller arm.
Yesterday I came across this video by Thinko Animation Studio showing their in-house Mr. Puppet animation system. It seems to a worn hand-controller used to control a CG character for movement and lip sync. The video also dives a little into their other experiments with puppeteering CG characters.
Looks like a lot of fun (pretty sure anyone who sees this video wants to try it out themselves). You can visit Thinko at their website for more info.Get bonus VFX material by becoming a befores & afters Patreon member