Author Archives: Christy Caby

Walt Disney World Opens BB-8 Meet and Greet Early

BB-8 was scheduled to make an appearance on April 14th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for the new scheduled event, Star Wars:  Galactic Nights.  Guests will be excited to know that BB-8 has made an appearance early, meeting and greeting with guests at Star Wars: Launch Bay.  The meet and greets aren’t official and are likely planned for Disney to work ...

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Patent Application for “Soft Robots” Filed by Disney

Disney has apparently filed an application for a “soft robot”.  It is costly and requires a lot of work for Disney to coordinate costumed Disney characters all over Walt Disney World throughout the different parks and resorts.  Disney has struggled with these costs and logistics versus guest safety and realism if the interactions were with an animatronic or robotic-like character. ...

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