Disney is funding AI for fictional characters, 3D-printed bionic hands and gadget mind control

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Disney has announced the participants in its second accelerator program. They include companies working on 3D-printing bionic hands, controlling technology with brain waves and using AI to let you talk to your favorite characters. The Disney Accelerator is run by Techstars and hosts 10 companies, who’ll take part in a three-month mentorship and investment process, leading up to a demo day on October 6. Emotiv, a bioinformatics company, which is experimenting with electroencephalography (EEG) as a means of controlling virtual and physical objects with your mind, as well as monitoring emotions, is part of the group. The 3D-printing world is covered by Open…

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