One of the 100 "dancing" drones. © Intel

Futurelab pushes Intel to the Guinness book of records with 100 “dancing” drones

The ““Drone 100” action conceived by Ars Electronica Futurelab for Intel corporation
earned a new Guiness world record title for the Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously.

The 100 flying drones were controlled on the ground by a crew using PCs with Intel software.

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On the image.- Caption of the “Drone 100 show”, © Intel. To watch the “Drone 100” making of video, click here

The 100 drones crew lit up the night sky synchronized to a live performance of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony showing an amazing light show that resembled that of a fireworks display.

“Drone 100” was held at Flugplatz Ahrenlohe, Tornesch, Germany, in November 2015.

Intel® Atom™ processor-powered Yuneec Typhoon H.© Intel.
Intel® Atom™ processor-powered Yuneec Typhoon H.© Intel.

Most recently Videomaker named the Intel® Atom™ processor-powered Yuneec Typhoon H the best drone of CES 2016. With Intel® RealSense™ technology, the Yuneec Typhoon H is capable of collision avoidance, has a “follow-me” feature, and a 4K camera. CNET, Gizmodo and Reuters also included the drone in their best-of-CES lists.

Image over the headline.- One of the 100 “dancing” drones. © Intel

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Related external links:

Intel Drone 100 Guiness record

Drone 100, Making of

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