Look, up in the sky! It's Disney's new autonomous acrobatic robot

Disney's animatronics are coming a long way from drunken pirates waving flagons of ale or hippos that wiggle their ears. In the (relatively) near future, robotic versions of Iron Man or Buzz Lightyear could be performing autonomous acrobatics overhead in Disney theme parks, thanks to the newly-unveiled Stuntronics robot... Continue Reading Look, up in the sky! It's Disney's new autonomous acrobatic robot Category: Robotics Tags: Acrobatics Autonomous Disney Disney Research Robotics Theme Parks Related Articles: Disney's one-legged robot hops into action without a tether New hybrid system gives robot arms human-like grace and precision Patent suggests lightsaber battles coming to Disneyland Disney's Stickman robot does flips like a flying trapeze artist

Look, up in the sky! It's Disney's new autonomous acrobatic robot

Disney's animatronics are coming a long way from drunken pirates waving flagons of ale or hippos that wiggle their ears. In the (relatively) near future, robotic versions of Iron Man ...

Sun 1 Jul 18 from Gizmag

Disney creates humanoid robot stunt double

The Stuntronics robot performs backflips and flies through the air like a superhero

Fri 29 Jun 18 from The Independent

Disney has built humanoid 'stuntbots' to take over from actors during dangerous stunts 

Disney theme parks in Florida, Paris and many more may soon have robotic performers that produce the incredible superhero movements seen only in films.

Mon 2 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Robot Stunt Double Lands Perfectly Every TIme

Disney's Imagineering Research and Development department has unveiled a humanoid robot capable of performing impressive stunts. It  first job is likely to be as an attraction ...

Sat 30 Jun 18 from iProgrammer

Disney’s Autonomous Robot Stunt Doubles Are the Future

Robots are quickly replacing taxi drivers, couriers, sex workers, caretakers, and cleaners. But I’d have thought stunt doubles were safe from locum tenens. Of course, anything is possible ...

Fri 29 Jun 18 from Geek.com

Disney's fearless robotic stuntmen take to sky like superheroes - CNET

New Stuntronics from Disney aren't just crawling, they're doing the kind of aerial acrobatics worthy of a Marvel movie.

Thu 28 Jun 18 from CNET

Watch Disney’s amazingly agile robotic stunt double in action

This is wilder than the fake Trump in the Hall of Presidents. Disney’s Imagineers have moved way past slightly terrifying animatronic presidents of the United States and even the awe-inspiring ...

Fri 29 Jun 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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