could they make it any more obvious
This just sounds like a paper fastpass to me! What, really, is the difference???? Walk to a ride, reserve your spot (grab a ticket), come back when told. WOW, billions on magic bands wasted!
You say billions of magic bands wasted, but this is obviously just an initial test, there is no point them spending the time and money implementing it into My Disney Experience when they obviously don't know if they are going to move forward with it.