Disney Research combines the best of academia and industry, by doing fundamental and application-driven research. We publish our work and actively engage with the global research community. Our research applications and technology are experienced by millions of people. We honor Walt Disney’s legacy by deploying our innovations on a global scale.
Our Research Areas
Computer Graphics and Computer Vision.
Animatronics, drones, rides, and acrobots.
Materials & Fabrication
Fabrication of artifacts, characters, and structures.
Computing for digital and tangible worlds.
& Data Analytics
Probabilistic modeling & deep learning.
Our research leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals and gets presented at conferences like Robotics: Science and Systems and SIGGRAPH. Here are some of the latest.