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Drones secure gold in PyeongChang

Intel Shooting Star drones form the Olympics rings as part of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 opening ceremony drone light show. Intel will provide drone technology at the Olympic Winter Games, which begin Feb. 9, 2018, in South Korea. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Intel’s spectacular drone show at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea was a record-breaker.

The 1218 Intel® Shooting Star™ drones that lit up the skies at the PyeongChang Games secured the Guinness World Record title for ‘most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously’.

Credit: Intel Corporation

“The Olympics are a time when the sports and entertainment industries are buzzing with record-setting performances, so it was the perfect stage for Intel Shooting Star drones and our team to set their own kind of record,” said Natalie Cheung, general manager of Intel’s drone light show team.

Intel’s drone shows have previously entertained fans at the Super Bowl.

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