Posts Tagged By RYAN NAKASHIMA

New Disney toys combine high-tech gadgets, old-school play

In this Friday, May 29, 2015 photo, actress Evangeline Lindes role demonstrates a Playmation "repulsor" a wearable forearm attachment that puts kids in the role of Marvel superhero Iron Man, that connects via sensors with a base station called a “power activator,” at left, at the Disney Consumer Products offices in Glendale, Calif. Disney is launching its new Playmation line of toys that combine high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from “The Avengers,” “Star Wars” and “Frozen.” (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney is launching a line of toys that combines high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from “The Avengers,” ”Star Wars” and “Frozen.”

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Hollywood dipping toes into virtual reality worlds

In this March 26, 2015 photo, a woman demonstrates the Oculus virtual reality headset at the Facebook F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco. Once seen as mainly a tool for alien-blasting video gamers, now major movie studios, television producers and even budding artists are adopting the technology that has users donning bulky goggles, entering house-sized domes, even rigging their smartphones to immerse themselves in faraway realms. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality is creeping into our world.

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