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Orchestra accompanied by stunning drone light display sets world record

The spectacular display set the record for 'Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously'


Charlie Atkin
Tuesday 12 January 2016 16:56 GMT
Stunning drone orchestra sets new world record

Some Guinness World Records have always been more spectacular than others.

Intel set a particularly stunning one after sending 100 drones into the sky as a visual accompaniment to one orchestra's rendition of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.

The official record broken was for Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously as part of the company's keynote at the tech show CES.

Like a well-executed fireworks display, the drones can be seen changing formation and colour in to the dramatic music, with excellent timing.

The feat, called 'Drone 100', took place in Germany back in November, before the footage was released during the keynote speech made by Brian Krzani, Intel's CEO.

With the help of Ars Electronica Futurelab, the record was set 'to push the limits of the UAV industry and to show what UAVs can be used for,' according to Guinness World Records.

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