Disney begins research lab at Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon University is going to be providing research and development for the Walt Disney Co.

The Pittsburgh university and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich are to establish collaborative labs. They will engage in research and development on computer animation, computational cinematography, autonomous interactive characters, robotics and other initiatives.

The work will be done for several Disney companies, including its parks and resorts division, Disney Media Networks, ESPN, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Feature Animation.


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