Robots may replace actors who play portray Mickey, Goofy and other characters at Disneyland
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What kids love the most at Disneyland?http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Disneyland-Disney-Fantasy-World-Florida-Castle-919924
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Probably it is meeting, greeting and snapping a photo with Mickey himself!https://www.flickr.com/photos/upsand/3645452829
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Over 1200 character actors portray Mickey, Goofy and other characters at Disneyland https://www.flickr.com/photos/harshlight/3294929702http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Pluto-Entertainment-Theme-Park-Disneyland-Paris-486130https://www.flickr.com/photos/11325321@N08/6822410162/
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...and they might lose their jobs soonhttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto,_Chip_and_Donald_Duck_on_fire_truck_at_Disneyland.jpg
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A patent application reveals Disney's plans to create children-friendly “Soft” Robots
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The soft-bodied robots are adapted for physical interaction with humans, particularly children.https://pixabay.com/en/baymax-disney-baymax-soft-robot-2384381/http://www.evolutionnews.org/wp-content/uploads/mt-import/800px-AIBO_ERS-7_following_pink_ball_held_by_child.jpg
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The robots also incorporate sensors and control software intended to reduce impacts on collision during human interaction.https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9a/Sket_RoboTOSY.jpg
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Disney may sell toy sized soft robots...https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:San_Diego_Comic-Con_2011_-_classic_creepy_horror_creatures_(5976792845).jpg
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Large sized soft robots can interact with visitors at Disneyland.
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Moreover, the robots will be able to mimic movements of an animated character. So the robots would act as the character they are playinghttp://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Cybernetics-Humanoides-Informatics-Robocup-Robotics-405722https://pixabay.com/en/robot-abstract-dolls-toys-1631721/
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Disney has always discouraged actors from revealing who is behind the costume in order to preserve the fantasy peddled in its theme parkshttps://www.flickr.com/photos/techbirmingham/426226975https://www.flickr.com/photos/themeparkmom/4682389583
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The actors believe this is in violation of their constituional rightshttp://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Parade-Festival-Japan-Disney-Dance-Tokyo-832108
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Disney might be able to preserve the fantasy with these soft robotshttp://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Gundam-Big-Statue-Tokyo-Robot-Transformer-1464596
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