Disney files patent for new soft-body, free-roaming robot

A new type of interactive, Baymax-like robot might be heading to Disney Parks in the future.

Researchers developing real life Baymax, aka a personal healthcare assistant
Nov 29, 2016

Though he’s probably best known for his karate skills and flying abilities, Big Hero 6’s Baymax was originally designed as a healthcare assistant. So a team at Duke University is trying to (kinda) make a real one.

Image of the Day: Big Hero 6's Baymax turned into a life-sized bed. Thank you, Japan.
Jul 29, 2015

If you were jealous of Hiro and the gang when they got to snuggle up with Baymax in Big Hero 6, you’re in luck — Japan is here to save the day.