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An Inside Look at D23: Disney’s Big Announcements

Posted on August 28, 2015

There’s no brand with fans more fanatically devoted than Disney. Visit a park and watch people happily strolling Main Street USA wearing themed T-shirts with mouse ears perched upon their ...

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There’s a Great, Big, Beautiful Tomorrow – Perhaps

Posted on August 25, 2015

As Walt famously sang alongside the Sherman brothers in 1964, “There’s a great, big, beautiful tomorrow, shining at the end of every day.” This was the theme song for the ...

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The Strandbeests Come to Boston

Posted on August 24, 2015

It’s a windy day on the popular Massachusetts Crane Beach. There’s a three hour traffic jam running miles down the congested country road that ends at the water. The cause ...

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How Theme Parks Are Leveraging Guest Social Media Usage for Marketing     

Posted on August 13, 2015

The social media landscape is rapidly evolving and in turn having a direct impact on themed entertainment. Guests increasingly bring their smartphones and even sometimes tablets with them to attractions. ...

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Understanding Tech: “On You: A Story of Wearable Computing”

Posted on August 11, 2015

Wearable technology is one of today's hottest tech trends. From fitness devices to personal concierge services designed to make day-to-day life easier, companies and big thinkers are finding new ways to innovate. ...

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Could Pop-Up Events Represent The Next Big Entertainment Trend?

Posted on August 9, 2015

Could pop-up entertainment experiences built around pop culture franchises be one of the next big trends in entertainment design? The Marvel Experience and its success suggests that just might be ...

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Showcasing Indie Game Designers at Seattle’s EMP

Posted on August 5, 2015

Seattle’s EMP Museum is sponsoring “Indie Game Revolution,” an exciting exhibit exploring the role that indie game designers are having on today’s video game landscape. Video games are a cultural ...

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Why Is Everyone Focusing on Virtual Reality Theme Parks?

Posted on July 31, 2015

Virtual reality has been a hot topic in the entertainment design space. Venues from theme parks to museums are working to determine how best to integrate virtual reality and augmented ...

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Six Flags Breaks New Ground With Dark Rides

Posted on July 27, 2015

Earlier this year, Six Flags made waves with the announcement that they were going to be dipping a toe into dark rides. The theme park chain is largely known for ...

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Could VR Theme Parks Be A Reality by 2018?

Posted on July 20, 2015

The intersection of theme parks and technology has long been a major topic of discussion and recent innovations have captivated both media and consumer attention: Disney’s MyMagic + Bands, theme ...

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