Disney’s 3D-Printed Expressive Eyes Bring Inanimate Toys To Life [Video]

Disney’s 3D-Printed Expressive Eyes Bring Inanimate Toys To Life [Video]
technology

Disney’s “Papillon” technology 3D-prints fiber optics to create animated eyes for interactive toys.

Daniela Walker
  • 25 july 2013

No matter how endearing, children’s toys always have the slight capacity to be creepy, mainly due to their glass, ever-staring eyes. But Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon have been working closely together on new technology, Papillon, that uses 3D printed optical fibers to create eyes capable of a multitude of expression.

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