Intel taught 250 drones to fly together and it was breathtaking

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Today at its CES keynote, the company introduced a new version of those drones, called "Shooting Star Mini". We've seen Intel perform synchronized drone light shows before; previous year at Coachella, in Singapore last August, and to promote the Warner Bros. home video release of Wonder Woman (2017) in Los Angeles last September. The Shooting Star Mini is tiny and absolutely safe to fly indoors. These drones have the ability to create up to 4 billion color combinations and create dazzling visual effects. These Shooting Stars are basically self-flying aerial vehicles that use navigation and Global Positioning System sensors technology to avoid crashing into each other.

A light show that uses LED-carrying mini drones shone over the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, marking the first public day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Two-hundred and fifty drones were choreographed to Stargazing by Kygo, creating an aerial dance over the Fountains of Bellagio. Sorry, you can't. "This is not the type of drone you can buy in the store", says CEO Brian Krzanich. Even if you think that you can use these little drones as in-house drone toy, but that's not what Intel intends for them. Instead, they're just here for these kinds of light shows. The user can pre-program a routine into the system and then set a swarm of them out into the air rather than control each individually. In the sky, they're geofenced into place (to prevent them roaming down the strip) and controlled by a single pilot.

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

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