Intel Just Flew 100 Shooting Star Mini Drones Indoors at CES

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The patterns and movements were all pre-programmed and overseen by one single drone operator sitting at a computer. These flying drones created an aerial light show in the skies of Las Vegas with the sound of the song "Stargazing" by artist Kygo.

The partnership includes Intel-powered AI and drones that will help racers become better drivers in real time and augment the broadcast experience.

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According to Slate, the 100 Shooting Star Minis flew above the audience at Intel's CES panel inside the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and were controlled entirely by one operator alone.

The drone market is rapidly growing in the world. A dozen or so took the stage and danced above a projected piano, playing a tune reminiscent of Tom Hanks' performance in Big. Instead of using GPS to guide and synchronize the drone fleet's movements, Intel used a new location detection system developed in-house, as GPS isn't reliable enough indoors to risk a faulty presentation. The flock of drones flies in the ideal complex formation as they are controlled by an algorithm. This platform in late 2016 and I got a behind-the-scene look at the system prior to its first show at Disney World.

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Intel did indeed lit the night sky with the squad of synchronized drones.

How much does it cost to rent an indoor Intel drone show? These drones have the ability to create up to 4 billion color combinations and create dazzling visual effects.

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The Shooting Stars are the same drones that Intel sent skyward for last year's Super Bowl half-time show, featuring Lady Gaga.

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