Animatronics

10.09.14
Disney is working on more natural moving robots
10.09.14

Disney is working on more natural moving robots

Disney may not have much of a stake in robots at the industrial scale, but the company sure employ...

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08.12.12
Disney researchers can now digitally shave your face, clone it for animatronics (video)
08.12.12

Disney researchers can now digitally shave your face, clone it for animatronics (video)

The minds at Disney Research aren't only interested in tracking your face -- they want to map, sha...

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08.11.12
Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art
08.11.12

Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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08.10.12
Stuffed Toys Alive! replaces mechanical limbs with strings for a much softer feel (hands-on)
08.10.12

Stuffed Toys Alive! replaces mechanical limbs with strings for a much softer feel (hands-on)

It worked just fine for Pinocchio, so why not animatronic stuffed bears? A group of researchers fr...

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07.03.09
Walt Disney World unveils incredibly scary, robotic version of President Obama
07.03.09

Walt Disney World unveils incredibly scary, robotic version of President Obama

Now, we've never been to this "Hall of Presidents" at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida (our p...

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01.09.08
RP Spotlight: Pets can be more than decoration
01.09.08

RP Spotlight: Pets can be more than decoration

In WoW social situations, combat and non-combat pets alike usually just take up space looking pretty...

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03.02.07
Disneyland intros roving animatronic Muppets; Mickey and friends fear pink slips
03.02.07

Disneyland intros roving animatronic Muppets; Mickey and friends fear pink slips

The happiest place on Earth (Disneyland, not Las Vegas during CES) just got a little happier this w...

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