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It turns out, virtual reality is not magical enough for the most magical place on Earth.

While he spoke at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summitt in New York, Disney CEO Robert Iger spoke about the limits of virtual reality (VR) technology and its place in the Disney parks. On the basis of his comments, it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be a big presence.

Instead, the parks will focus on physically recreating places for their different countries and sights. “We’re not trying to fake immersion. We try to make it as real as possible with as much scale as possible,” Iger told The Los Angeles Times.

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Many amusement parks have begun using VR-technology for a more immersive experience. This includes projecting images in front of the riders and with the help of a 3D-glasses or VR glasses to complete the illusion. While some of the rides as these are already in the Disney parks, such as Avatar Flight of the Passage in Disney World, not expect them to become the norm.

Instead, it seems as if Disney is going to focus on the fully built countries, such as the new Star Wars land opening in Disney World and Disneyland. These areas allow for a completely immersive experiences that are rides, attractions and even a Star Wars themed cantina.

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“There is a wow factor that far exceeds what you could ever achieve with VR,” said Iger.

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