The rise of our animatronic overlords simply obtained lots cuter with Disney Imagineering testing out Star Wars universe BD droids at Disneyland.
The lovable robotic sidekick from Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, which had been most just lately seen in The Mandalorian and The E book of Boba Fett, had been caught on digital camera roaming round Galaxy Edge’s Black Spire Outpost at Disneyland (Sorry, Walt Disney World). Check out the video beneath captured by X person @DisneyDan.
The inexperienced, blue, and orange BD models moved seamlessly across the park in an interplay that the themed Star Wars land wants extra of. As of right this moment, the robots are solely doing trial runs in order that they’re not but an official function at Galaxy’s Edge. “As we regularly do, our R&D Imagineers are testing one in all their newest robotics characters, and right this moment we’re excited to be doing this with company in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park,” Disneyland spokespeople said in a statement shared by journalist Scott Gustin.
The BD models debuted a number of days in the past on the IEEE/RSJ Worldwide Convention on Clever Robots and Methods (IROS 2023). X person @Davsca1 shared one of the first looks at them from the Disney Imagineering presentation at IROS 2023.
Attempt your luck at seeing the BD Droids in individual at Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge—I do know I’ll!
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