The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Goes A Step Further Than Physics, Creates Impossible Spinning Tops Using 3D Printing

Boston, MA 08/11/2014 (wallstreetpr) – How many of you remember grabbing some random household things to pass your free time in childhood? Don’t you remember spinning pen, pencil or any other object to create a buzz around? Well, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has used the same concept, but at a grand stage.

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DIS has combined the power of creative physics work and 3D printing to make just about any possible shape spin for ages. The main concept behind this initiative of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is that if you can control the distribution of any object’s mass, then you can also control its center for gravity. You can implement this idea even if you have near complete control over the object’s mass distribution.

In other words, it can be explained in the following way- If you can determine clearly as which areas of a semi-solid object are heavier than other areas, then you can create all types of weirdly shaped objects. These objects can spin like a top when they would otherwise bust right on the table. Now if you want a spinning teapot, then don’t worry, you can have it. If you want a nameless “armadillo” action figure that can spin on a finger or someone that can bend like teddy bear, then DIS can do it for you. The company has made a 3D model and plugs in its spinning axis in the demo.

Market experts from all around the world are considering it as a new revolution. According to a 3D object specialist, “If everything goes fine, then this experiment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) will change the user experience of printing forever.” Although the bad news, here is that the company’s Swiss research team prepared this project for SIGGRAPH 2014 conference. But it seems like they are not going to release it any time sooner to give others any idea about this project.

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Published by Lisa Ray

Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Purdue University and 3 years of experience in the publishing field.

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