Not even walls can stop Disney’s and ETH Zurich’s new four-wheeled robot, called VertiGo, that can quickly transition from rolling on the ground to climbing obstacles like a gecko—and without those sticky feet. Read More >>
Given Disney’s fondness for animatronic characters, it only makes sense that the company’s hard at work finding ways to make them even more lifelike. Now, it's researchers may have found a cheap solution to making artificial muscles using conductive sewing thread. Read More >>
A typical 3D printer layers melted plastic to build up a solid object, but what happens when you swap plastic for fabric? You’ve got a machine that can create objects that are soft, deformable, and cuddly.
Researchers at Disney have developed a system to perfectly capture a performer's eyes, which promises to make CG characters finally appear more lifelike and convincing – avoiding the 'uncanny valley' effect.