Disney’s Tigger Robot Bouncing Into Our Hearts

The wonderful thing about Tiggers is poised to bounce into the real world, thanks to the engineers at Disney Research. See why the beloved 'Winnie The Pooh' character is jumping for joy, with a little help from robotics.
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Disney’s Scanner Uses Electromagnetic Emissions to Identify Gadgets

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is an accurate and convenient method for asset management and inventory tracking, but it comes at a cost. Some researchers have focused on redesigning RFID tags to make them smaller and therefore cheaper, but now two electrical engineers working for Disney Research have developed RFID technology that eliminates the tags altogether. The new system uses the electromagnetic signals that gadgets already emit, which makes this method less expe