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  • Disney Research’s Robot Study Could Have Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Applications

    As development of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is underway, the scientists at Disney Research are trying to figure out exactly what type of “droids you’re looking for.”  An increased interest in a robotic presence in the parks has arisen, and Disney Research is trying to determine not only how humans might perceive robots they interact […]

  • New Disney Research Project Translates Written Scripts Into Virtual Reality Previews

    Whether live action or animated, the finished story you see on screen takes countless hours of effort before it’s fully formed. Developing a written script into an engaging visual concept can be daunting; Disney Research is working on a way to streamline the process. During San Francisco’s Virtual Reality Developers Conference on Monday, Disney Research […]

  • Disney Research Designs Augmented Reality System for Robot Control

    When we find ourselves wondering what new technology will be making its way into Disney parks in the future, it is always a good idea to keep an eye on the scientists at Disney Research. A paper published by the group today may give us a glimpse at the future of robotic interactions that guests […]

  • Disney Research Creating AI to Predict the Success of Stories

    Disney Research scientists alongside the University of Massachusetts Boston are working on an artificial intelligence that will be able to analyze and predict the success of a short story. This technology could be used in the future by Disney and other movie studios to correctly choose the best scripts from the production floor. That being […]

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    2 New Reasons We Should Be Excited About Disney Research

    It is easy for those of us who voraciously devour Disney entertainment in all its forms to forget: making magic involves research. For every new announcement about a groundbreaking new attraction or game-changing technological innovation, there are teams of Disney scientists spending extensive time and energy to develop it. If we want to know what […]