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Disney’s Research Studios, headquartered locally in Glendale, California, houses the teams working on the company’s most cutting-edge scientific and technological innovations. Recent announcements included the company’s newly-patented “robot sherpas,” which will assist guests while navigating themselves throughout the company’s chaotic and crowded theme parks, as well as a new twist on Augmented Reality called “PuppetPhone,” allowing users to manipulate animated characters using handheld devices.

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