Patents

    Disney Publishes New Patent for ‘Project Exo’ to Support Larger-Than-Life Characters

    Disney has filed a new patent that expands upon the impressive Project Exo initiative taking place in Walt Disney Imagineering to bring larger-than-life characters...

    Disney Files Patent for Soarin’ 2.0 Flying Theater Ride with Greater Thrill, More Complex Range of Motion

    A recently published Disney patent shows the company's plans for a Soarin' 2.0 flying theater ride that allows for a more lightweight appliance and...

    Disney Patents Star Wars Hovering Pram-Style Drone System

    A patent filed by Disney Enterprises seems to suggest that the company is working on creating a magical, floating pram similar to what was...

    Disney Patents System for Safer & More Ambitious Laser Light Shows

    A new patent application from Disney aims to create safer and more ambitious laser light show displays. The new patent, filed December 28th, is...

    Disney Patents Immersive Drive-In Theater To Pass The Time While You Charge Your Car or Wait for Curbside Pickup

    A new patent from Disney aims to reimagine the waiting game that you play in your car. From waiting for a pick-up order from...

    Disney Patents Robotic Transfer of Ride Vehicles Between Two Different Ride Systems During Attraction Experience

    A newly filed Disney patent outlines the use of a robotic tool to transfer a passenger compartment from one ride system to a secondary...

    Disney Patents Head Mounted Display That Could Change Character Costumes and Interactions

    Disney Enterprises has filed a patent for a system that provides visibility via a head-mounted display (HMD) for an operator of something. In the...

    Disney Patent Aims to Use Air, Water, and Projections to Make Robots Fly During Entertainment Shows

    A new patent from Disney describes an untethered, flying robot for use in entertainment venues. Disney describes ground-based robots as oftentimes being fixed or...

    Disney Patents Theme Park Gameplay System With Merchandise Augmentation

    Disney has patented the ability for merchandise to augment gameplay, such as in a theme park. Of course, Disney parks fans will already know...

    Disney Patents New “Drop Swing Propulsion” Roller Coaster & Water Ride Experience

    A new patent filed by Disney describes a new "Drop Swing Propulsion" ride experience designed for roller coasters and water rides to create a...

    Disney Patents Boat Motion Simulator Ride System, Sailing With Moana in Immersive Projection Dome Used as Example

    As Disney continues to look for new ways to tell stories in its theme parks, a patent might reveal a new way to tell...

    Disney Patents “Robotic Sherpa” to Carry Your Things at Theme Parks

    Are you a busy mom just trying to enjoy a day at Disney's Hollywood Studios but want a mouse droid to follow you around...