Stuntronics figure can autonomously decide when to perform somersaults while flying through the air, says Disney (see video below)
The stuntman, or stunts person, has always been highly regarded by filmmakers and fans even though very few of them are famous.
Everyone knows that behind every famous action film star is a stunt double who undertakes to do the dangerous things that maybe nobody should do anymore in this day and age of computer-generated imagery and special effects which can make everyone and everything look real even when they’re not.
But no matter how realistic the CGI, most people would probably be able to tell the difference between machinima and real cinema. [Read more…] about Disney demonstrates humanoid robot that can fly and perform acrobatics