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Disney working on AR costumes for theme parks
POSTED 12 Nov 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
The research and development (R&D) team at Disney are working on a concept that could see visitors wearing augmented reality (AR) costumes of their favourite IPs in souvenir photographs at Disney theme parks.

Using "AR Poser" technology, a costume of the guest's choice is projected onto a digital image of a person. The technology approximates the dimensions of the person and matches the costume to the body’s joints.

In a research paper published by Disney Research, the R&D team point out that they had a major challenge when creating the software – the different shapes and sizes of people.

This is where the mapping to joints came in, meaning the software hits certain points of the body and becomes more malleable.

The software also has the capability to leave heads and even hands free, thus placing the person in the photograph in the IP’s costume, while still appearing from it.

See the video above, released by Disney Research, explaining the concept, process and showing how the full product might look.
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Disney working on AR costumes for theme parks
POSTED 12 Nov 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
The research and development (R&D) team at Disney are working on a concept that could see visitors wearing augmented reality (AR) costumes of their favourite IPs in souvenir photographs at Disney theme parks.

Using "AR Poser" technology, a costume of the guest's choice is projected onto a digital image of a person. The technology approximates the dimensions of the person and matches the costume to the body’s joints.

In a research paper published by Disney Research, the R&D team point out that they had a major challenge when creating the software – the different shapes and sizes of people.

This is where the mapping to joints came in, meaning the software hits certain points of the body and becomes more malleable.

The software also has the capability to leave heads and even hands free, thus placing the person in the photograph in the IP’s costume, while still appearing from it.

See the video above, released by Disney Research, explaining the concept, process and showing how the full product might look.
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