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Say Goodbye To It’s A Small World With Disney Magic Bands

It’s A Small World After All….but not the way you remembered it to be.  Your childhood memories are going to vanish in the blink of an eye when Walt Disney World makes a few changes to the ride that started it all.  In a tech driven world, The Walt Disney World Company has decided to revamp the “It’s A Small World” ride.  The final scene of the Fantasyland attraction is being brought into the 21st century with three big screens built in to display the names of the people in the ride boats giving the small world experience a more personal touch. This is a small step towards a much bigger picture where Disney characters will be able to great guests by name with the help of the Disney Magic Bands.

It’s A Small World Moves Into The 21st Century

Keep your eyes peeled or you could miss seeing your name on the big screen.  The memorable moment only last for a few seconds.  The screens with names also sport a figure that resembles the hundreds of audio-animatronic children singing and dancing in the attraction, which opened with Magic Kingdom in 1971.

The “small world” addition is the latest power given to MagicBands, which were introduced at Disney World in 2013. So far the bracelets (with chip technology) mostly have been used as theme-park tickets and FastPass+ attractions reservations. Visitors staying at a Disney World hotel can use MagicBands as room keys and make charges to their room accounts while shopping in Disney theme parks.  The MagicBands also can now be linked to Disney’s PhotoPass system.