Disney’s new resort in Shanghai will put the company on the cutting edge of amusement park technology. Customers at the park will be able enter the grounds, pay for souvenirs and access rides and attractions all with a proprietary app on their smartphones. The app uses similar technology to that found in the Magic Wristbands that visitors to Disney’s Orlando resorts are familiar with. By abandoning the wristband model, Disney will be able to update its ‘magic’ technology without the expense of actually manufacturing devices.
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