The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has taken place every holiday season in New York City since 1933. But this year the always festive finale will look different — and be way more high-tech.
That’s because Intel is bringing in its lightweight Shooting Star Mini drones — the ones that made appearances at the Olympics and the Super Bowl —  for some light-filled, choreographed visions. The final scene is called “Christmas Lights”; it’s all very on theme.
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Most notable will be the sheer number of drones: A hundred of them, all synced and moving together to create holiday cheer. The drones hold LED lights that can make 4 billion colorful combinations.  Read more…More about Holidays, Drones, Intel, Tech, and Drones
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Author: mashable.com/science
Date/time: 10th November 2018, 09:01

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