Tilak Mandadi, Disney Parks CTO, previews Disney "Genie" app at the IAAPA Expo

He is in charge of WDW Information Technology.

https://blogmickey.com/2020/11/disney-previews-disney-genie-planning-app-coming-to-walt-disney-world/

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Attractions Magazine live blogged about the speech on Twitter, not surprising not much useful information shared.


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Another keynote session is about to be underway, this time from Tilak Mandadi, Executive Vice President, Digital and Chief Technology Officer for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Stay tuned to this thread for any updates

Mandadi is giving his keynote speech from Disney California Adventure while the park is closed.

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Mandadi is now going over the various digital ventures added this year to help keep guests connected to the Disney Parks during this year’s COVID-19 closures.

The digital team had just five weeks to develop and launch the Disney Park Pass reservation system.

We just got a look at an Augmented Reality training program used to train Attractions cast members on Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance!

New “Disney Parks Metaverse” experiences are now in development to connect guests both with the physical and digital offerings at the parks - like the Windows to the Wild augmented reality program testing at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Just got a look at the previously-announced Disney Genie vacation planning tool, now just titled “Genie.” Not much was shown beyond a glimpse of the UI.

Found this article about this, it looks cool, @OBNurseNH could visit AK from the comfort of her own home

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OMG I have just died at the very thought of it!

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