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A Robotic Swinging Spider-Man Is Coming To Disneyland This Summer

A Robotic Swinging Spider-Man Is Coming To Disneyland This Summer

After first revealing what many speculated to be robotic stunt doubles several years ago, today the official Disney Parks Blog confirmed that Disney Research’s swinging, posing, self-contained animatronic trapeze artists will be used to create a real-life version of Spider-Man swinging over the upcoming Avengers Campus attraction in Disneyland.

Watch This Guy Catch A Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out To Be Real

Watch This Guy Catch A Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out To Be Real

When you strap on all of the gear required for a modern, immersive, virtual reality experience, you’re all but completely blind to the real world. But interacting with real world objects can often enhance a virtual experience, so Disney’s researchers came up with a way to let users catch a…