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Augmented Reality and Disney

The Next-Gen project currently being worked on for Walt Disney World is rumored to feature a mobile device that will over lay a new experience on top of the existing theme park. This is a form of Augmented Reality and … Continue reading

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Major Disney Milestone Coming Up

A friend recently pointed out to me that there’s an interesting milestone coming up for the Walt Disney Company. On February 14th of this year, the Walt Disney Company will have operated longer without Walt Disney than it did with … Continue reading

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Five EPCOT Futurist Attractions are graded for their vision

When EPCOT Center opened in 1982 there was a much more obvious focus on futurism than we have today. Of the four biggest attractions that were added to FutureWorld lately only one can be said to have a true vision … Continue reading

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Disneyland iPhone App makes your trip easier via Community

A new Disneyland iPhone App for sale on iTunes makes your trip easier through cooperation. The “Got PlanS Disneyland Park Planner” by HyTech Professionals (ie, not Disney) includes the usual trip planning mobile application components: a park map, dining suggestions, … Continue reading

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RFID at Disney Parks

RFID, or Radio Frequency ID, is a way of tracking things without having to physically scan the item. Just proximity to an RFID Scanner confirms the presence of the item. All new US Passports have them. Your credit cards likely … Continue reading

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