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Disney Shows Off Magic Bench Technology in New Video

We have talked several times about Augmented Reality and how it can be used in theme parks.  While you have already seen some forms of augmented reality in various attractions, many require you to use headsets or special equipment. Many companies are trying to find ways to work around that and keep the experience as

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CONFIRMED Star Wars Hotel Opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Pack your bags! Dreams of a Star Wars Hotel are indeed a reality. Disney confirmed the opening of the new ultra themed Star Wars hotel at the 2017 D23 Disney Parks and Resorts panel.  Opening at Walt Disney World.   “It’s unlike anything that exists today.” Bob said. “From the second you arrive, you will become

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Shanghai Court Awards in Disney’s Favor for “Cars” Knockoff Movie

China is very slowly changing their reputation for how they handle copyright infringement. Long known as a place where bootleg DVDs were more common than the real deal, the country is slowly starting to crack down on cases where there is a clear case of plagiarism… when they see fit. In July 2015, a Chinese

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Star Wars Rogue One Experience Opens With Help From Magic Legend

Are you in love with “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” like the rest of the world? Turns out, the film has been recreated in the form of a walk-through exhibit that just opened in Seoul, South Korea. The Star Wars Rogue One Experience has enough to make any Star Wars fan salivate from virtual

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Are Animatronic Shows Becoming Extinct?

TPU reader Jordan wrote in to ask, “Hi, I’m a huge fan I read all your posts. I’d like to throw a question your way that I’ve been stewing on for quite a while. Are the days of audio-animatronics shows dead? The most recent one I can really think of is Stitch/Alien Encounter, and even

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The Confusion of Front of the Line Offerings In Theme Parks

Waiting in line sucks. No matter if you are at the grocery store, grabbing a bite to eat or at the DMV getting your driver’s license renewed, it seems that your life slips away as you trudge forward ever so slowly. No matter what theme park you visit on the planet, the number one complaint

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Hard Rock Park 1: The Birth of The World’s First Rock N Roll Theme Park

How often does a theme park open in the United States? In the summer of 2008, Myrtle Beach opened an extremely ambitious theme park that only lasted 4 months. Josh Young takes us on a journey in what it took to build the park in the first of an expansive series.

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