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Inside Drones (Aug 9th, 2018)

By now, you may have heard about Intel's Shooting Star drones, which have lit up the skies everywhere from Lady Gaga's 2017 Super Bowl halftime show to the opening ceremony for this year's Winter Olympics.

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Last month, Intel bested its own previous world record for number of drones flown simultaneously, when it flew 1,500 drones Shooting Star drones above the skies in Folsom, California.

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Several thousand people watched the light show, which resembled Fourth of July fireworks (and happened to take place right after Independence Day).

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The drones formed a variety of shapes, ranging from dancing bodies to a rotating globe, outside of Intel's campus in Folsom.

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The event was put on for Intel's 50th anniversary.

The question remains, how big can Intel's drone shows get in the future? We can only guess.

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Written and curated by Beth Duckett in California. Beth is a former newspaper reporter who covered everything from politics to Arizona's drone industry.

Editing team: Lon Harris (editor-in-chief at Inside.com, game-master at Screen Junkies), Krystle Vermes (Breaking news editor at Inside, B2B marketing news reporter, host of the "All Day Paranormal" podcast), and Susmita Baral (editor at Inside, recent bylines in NatGeo, Teen Vogue, and Quartz. Runs the biggest mac and cheese account on Instagram).

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