Disney’s startups program sure seems hellbent on world domination
BURBANK, California — Is Disney secretly preparing to take over the world with an army of humanoid drones?
That’s probably not the case. But consider: At the second annual Disney Accelerator demo night last week, 10 companies pitched the products that are taking on Disney seed money and mentors
They included an artificial intelligence platform that can mimic popular characters; a “bioinformatics” headset that tracks mental performance, emotions, and enables telekinetic control of objects; a distribution platform for virtual reality content; and a robotics company that 3D-prints working bionic body parts. Read more…