Medusa Performance Capture System
Disney Research Medusa Performance Capture System, a Disney proprietary capture technology that can reconstruct the three-dimensional shape of the human face over time at very high resolution.
Disney Research Enabling More Complex, Entertaining Augmented Reality for Theme Parks
Automated calibration is the key to the projection-camera systems (Procams) that mesmerize and delight guests at a growing number of Disney theme park attractions worldwide.
We create a solution for multi-user interactions in AR/MR, where a group can share the same augmented environment with any computer generated asset and interact in a shared story sequence through a third-person POV. Our approach is to instrument the environment leaving the user unburdened of any equipment, creating a seamless walk-up-and-play experience.
Disney Research, Pixar Animation Studios and UCSB accelerate rendering with AI
Researchers from Disney Research, Pixar Animation Studios, and the University of California, Santa Barbara have developed a new technology based on artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning that eliminates this noise and thereby enables production-quality rendering at much faster speeds.
Wireless Power Transmission Safely Charges Devices Anywhere Within a Room
A new method developed by Disney Research for wirelessly transmitting power throughout a room enables users to charge electronic devices as seamlessly as they now connect to WiFi hotspots, eliminating the need for electrical cords or charging cradles.