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Drones at Disneyland? Disney seeks patents
Drones at Disneyland? Disney seeks patents

On top of Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and Aladdin, visitors to Disney theme parks may one day get a glimpse of drones. Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. appears to have a wish to use unmanned aircraft to produce entertainment shows, according to three recently published patent applications first reported by the blog Stitch Kingdom. At the moment, aerial shows can be cumbersome and difficult to modify, Disney says in the applications published last week. The shows may rely on “very complex fountain systems,” fireworks or even blimps dragging large display screens, an application reads.  Light shows can also be projected onto buildings, another filing says. But buildings...

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