A Disney Virtual-World Simulator Patent Has Been Approved
In early 2022, Disney was approved for a “virtual-world simulator in a real-world venue” patent allowing it to enter the metaverse world and make interactive, personalized attractions for theme park visitors.
Disney is aiming at creating a blended storytelling experience. The purpose is to offer headset-free augmented reality attractions in its theme parks, by tracking visitors on their mobile phones and generating and projecting personalized 3D effects on various objects in the park. For example, while one family may see Mickey Mouse greeting them by a hot-dog stand, another group could interact with Princess Belle and Cinderella.
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