Tag Archive | "Disney"

VertiGo: A Wall-Climbing Robot From Disney

Sunday, January 3, 2016


As if almost out of no where, Disney Research Labs have released a video showcasing a 3D Printed (in part) Wall-Climbing Robot that is more like an all-terrain owning vehicle from a future military prototype, than a Disney research project… But I want one! They’ve called it “VertiGo” and it’s capable of transitioning from the [...]

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Disney: Augmented Reality Colouring Books

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Disney Research Labs has been working on some pretty cool tech that might well create the future of colouring in books, where live texturing of 3D Augmented Reality Characters becomes a possibility as kids around the world colour in on paper. With this, Disney have developed a “deformable” surface tracking method that uses a new [...]

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Disney: Frankenweeie iPad Book Experience

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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This might just create the start of a new trend in rich, iPad based content to accompany new films to market… Disney’s ‘Frankenweeie’ iPad Book Experience creates a hands on, rich, interactive story telling experience to get people excited about the movie, plus it adds in content that is typically left unwatched at the back [...]

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Disney: Augmented Reality In Times Square

Monday, November 21, 2011


Things are heating up in the Times Square visual overload arena! This time with a new Disney Parks Augmented Reality Billboard experience that spans across Times Square. Disney have taken over the entire American Eagle Outfitters digital billboard set and then across the road have installed the Augmented Reality experience featuring all of their popular [...]

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Infographic: The Social Commerce Timeline

Sunday, November 13, 2011


Here’s a nice infographic from Useful Social Media that shows the Social Commerce journey from back in February 2007 when the first virtual gift was sold on Facebook. Some of the infographic highlights include: Dec 2008 – Dell claimed $1 Million revenue in sales via Twitter Jul 2009 – Facebook’s first retail transaction via 1800-Flowers [...]

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Disney AppMATes: Cars 2 Toys For The iPad

Thursday, September 29, 2011


Well here comes the next toy revolution from Disney, it’s called AppMATes; physical toys that interact with iPad apps and games. First up, is Cars 2 from Disney/Pixar, with the toy packs and app available from October 1st, at $20 for the first 2x toys while the app is free! The idea is that toys [...]

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Disney: Muppets Page Takeover

Friday, January 8, 2010


The Muppets go a little crazy in this page takeover on the Disney: Give A Day, Get A Day website where people can register to volunteer to help out a host of good causes in return for a free day at any Disney theme park. A Dummy page loads and full video flash seamlessly plays [...]

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