Intel Sets a Spectacular Record Against the Night Sky

Intel's commitment to explore flight at an unlimited number continues with the deployment of five hundred Intel Shooting Star™ drones. The Intel Shooting Star™ drone features a lightweight, safe design with a reworked software system to support incredible light show experiences upping the ante for the Guinness World Record title.

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Featured Drone Products

A cutting edge drone with full electronic redundancy. Designed with safety, performance, and precision in mind, this UAS is targeted for North American professional drone service providers and industries alike.1

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In a form factor, the size of a standard playing card, the Intel® Aero Compute Board kit enables sophisticated drone applications powered by a quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor, open-source Linux* OS, and Intel® RealSense™ technology.

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Geared to get applications airborne quickly,1 this fully-assembled quadcopter comes with Intel® RealSense™ technology, Dronecode* PX4* software, AirMap* SDK support for airspace services, and a pre-programmed controller.

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Unparalleled Drone Innovation

By integrating sensors, computing, and communication technologies from Intel into these aerial devices, they become much more versatile to be used by any industry in ways that can truly transform, improve, and even save lives.

Intel Inside®, Smarter Drones Outside

See the Yuneec Typhoon H* in action using Intel® RealSense™ technology which can simulate the vision capabilities of human eyes. The Intel® Atom™ processor then analyzes this data to map the terrain and respond with intelligent obstacle navigation.

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A New Set of Eyes in the Sky

Capturing incredibly detailed photographic and 3D data, a team from Intel and Airbus demonstrated an aircraft visual inspection technology with a modified AscTec Falcon* 81 with Intel® RealSense™ cameras—promising to speed aircraft downtime from 2 hours to under 15 minutes.

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Orchestra in the Sky

The world-record holding synchronized Drone 100 experience from Intel made its debut in the skies over Palm Springs, California. To bring such a complex show to life, Intel worked with the FAA on the only Section 333 exemption allowing a flight like this in the U.S.

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Intel Capital Portfolio Companies

The creator of the world’s first certified drones for manned flight, the Volocopter VC200*. Its maiden flight took place in March 2016.

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The world leader in hobbyist radio controlled electric aviation with core technologies powering both manned aircraft and drones.

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PrecisionHawk Inc. collects and processes aerial survey data through sensors mounted on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

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Airware develops an operating system for commercial drones, allowing enterprises to take full advantage of aerial data services.

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