Tag Archives: theme parks

Precision Dynamics’ Microchip Wristband

In the Los Angeles Times, Hugo Martín writes about Precision Dynamics’ microchip wristband, which has uses at places like the Disney resorts. The wristbands use the same technology as electronic tollbooths, security key cards and the newest U.S. passports. But at Precision … Continue reading

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Disney Vision

I’ve been thinking a lot about Vision lately. That’s Capital ‘V’ vision, btw. Vision for The Disney Blog, the vision for the Walt Disney Company and specifically the theme park division, and vision to get us out of this economic … Continue reading

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IAAPA Attractions Expo hits Orlando

The International Associations of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) swings into Orlando this week for its annual Attractions Expo. Industry leaders, companies and hangers on swarm over the Orange County Convention Center for a week trying out all the new … Continue reading

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No free Birthday Admission for you… a small glitch in Disney’s plans

Don’t you hate it when you roll out a big new promotion and someone in the office forgets to cross all the t’s and dot all the i’s. In the scheme of things, it’s not a big deal, in fact … Continue reading

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Disney’s Fast Pass, a problem looking for a solution

I missed linking to the Orlando Sentinel‘s article on the listing of expired and counterfeit fast passes on eBay. But a post on MouseExtra reminded me that I really felt like Disney has a solution that’s readily available to this … Continue reading

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