Tag Archives: Disney Research

Disney Research’s ‘Feeling Fireworks’ Translate Pyrotechnics for the Visually Impaired

It is probably not an overstatement to say that most people take sight for granted, but as Disney fans we are especially accustomed to having our eyes constantly catered to. While basking in the visual stimulation that comes from a nighttime fireworks spectacular, we don’t often stop to think about those that lack the ability […]

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 […]

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 […]

Disney Research Creates a Prototype Living Room with “Ubiquitous Wireless Power Delivery”

There have been some rumors floating around online about the 2017 iPhone 8 possibly having the ability to be charged without using any cables, wires, or charging pads. MacRumors.com is reporting today that Disney Research has built a prototype living room that will allow consumers to move freely about while their device charges. “The room’s walls, […]