Lanny Smoot, Extraordinary Disney Innovator Earns 100 Patents

More than any other Walt Disney creator, Lanny Smoot has acquired 102 patents for creative production technologies. Each represents some new intelligence that improves animation, multi-media, and other aspects of imaginative visual production. From the Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure to the lightsaber swords used in Star Wars Launch Bay, Smoot has invented technologies that stimulate the perceptual senses of millions in the land of Disney and beyond.
Outside of Disney, the veteran scientist and electrical engineer has brought award-winning advances to theatrical performances around the world. He plans to bring more fascinating innovations—like a 3D display that does not require viewers to wear 3D glasses—to the wider entertainment industry.
Click here to learn more about the creative genius of Lanny Smoot, a Brother who happens to be one of the world’s most prolific theatrical tech innovators.

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