Category Archives: Imagineering

Disney Research Invents Robot You Can Juggle With

Some pretty amazing robot animatronic developments coming out of Disney Research Pittsburgh these days. The latest to be revealed is this robot you can play catch and even juggle with. Entertainment robots in theme park environments typically do not allow … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Imagineering participates in Google+ Hangout with Maker Camp

Maker Camp is a month-long virtual DIY camp put on by Maker Faire. Hundreds of teens participate and learn about science, technology, engineering, and math and how to put them together to make useful things. These lucky kids recent got … Continue reading

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Wired Magazine Explores Disney’s Latest Technology Projects

Walt Disney was never one to rest on his laurels, he was always innovating with an eye toward what’s next. The modern Disney company keeps up that tradition by partnering with learning institutions around the globe. Sometimes the results are … Continue reading

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Imagineering Reveals More of Enchanted Tales with Belle in New Video

Last week we saw part one of the the Imagineering tour of Enchanted Tales with Belle – a new meet & greet experience coming to Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom. The video ended with a peak at the magic portal … Continue reading

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Disney Research Showcases Video-Based 3D Motion Capture Through Biped Control

Disney Research Pittsburgh together with Brown University have released a video showcasing their latest project featuring video-based 3D motion capture through biped control. In plain language, that means it’s an easier way to capture and reproduce natural movement in markerless … Continue reading

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