Disney Research is a network of research laboratories supporting The Walt Disney Company.
Its purpose is to pursue scientific, and technological innovation to advance the company’s broad media and entertainment efforts.
It has facilities in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Boston and Zurich. Research topics include computer graphics, video processing, computer vision, robotics, radio and antennas, wireless communications, human-computer interaction, displays, data mining, machine learning, and behavioral sciences.
Disney Research is managed by an internal Disney Research Council co-chaired by Disney-Pixar’s Ed Catmull and Walt Disney Imagineering’s Bruce Vaughn, and including the directors of the individual labs.
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Disney Research research articles from Innovation Toronto
- LED Bulbs Can Both Light a Room, Provide a Communications Link – June 30, 2016
- Scientists invent robotic ‘artist’ that spray paints giant murals – April 9, 2016
- Disney Research robot can juggle, play catch
- Get ready for the iBall – Disney breakthrough could lead to round phones and realistic robot eyes
- Carnegie Mellon-Disney Motion Tracking Technology Is Extremely Precise and Inexpensive With Minimal Lag
- Ambient Energy Could Replace Batteries
- Disney’s Aireal delivers precise tactile feedback out of thin air
- Cheap, color, holographic video
- Robots Learn Proper Handoff, Follow Digitized Human Examples
- Disney develops “face cloning” technique for animatronics
- Touch Your Philodendron and Control Your Computer: Technology Turns Any Plant Into an Interactive Device
- Revolutionary Technology Enables Objects to Know Your Touch
- SideBySide Projection System Enables Projected Interaction Between Mobile Devices
- Motion capture system makes actors the camera instead of putting them in front of it
- Tactile Technology for Video Games Guaranteed to Send Shivers Down Your Spine
- Innovation Far Removed From the Lab