0

Drones Defy Commands During Light Show, Still Break Record

Via Discovermag

Drones have flown over blowholes and detected heartbeats from the sky. They’re also good entertainers.

Ehang, Chinese drone manufacturer known for its autonomous flying taxi, flew 1,374 drones over the Xi’an City Wall. The company reclaimed the Guinness World Record for the “most number of unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously.”

The drones danced into 16 formations, including the Xi’an City Wall, the Silk Road and the number 1374. But the performance wasn’t perfect. While the drones were airborne, they failed to complete all the formations. In fact, they were a mess for a good chunk of the 13-minute show, according to the South China Morning Post.

See more!


Join 5,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — A journey through Shenzhen, the electronics manufacturing hub of the world

Wearables — Ice, ice baby

Electronics — Current limiting!

Biohacking — Grindfest 2018

Python for Microcontrollers — CRICKITs are coming!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.