"It's been exciting for us to partner with Intel on the Winter Olympics, as they continue to push the limits with their advanced drone light show technologies," said Sam Prosser, commercial director EMEA APAC Guinness World Records. "From flying 100 drones simultaneously in 2015, to 500 drones in 2016, and now more than 1,000 drones - the sky is the limit with entertaining through Intel drone light shows."Following the PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony, Intel also ran a 30-second ad spot featuring the power of Intel Shooting Star drones and their unique entertainment possibilities. As a member of "The Olympic Partner" (TOP) worldwide sponsorship program, Intel is helping to transform the fan experience by creating immersive opportunities for viewers to be a part of the Olympic Games. The Intel Shooting Star drones are a type of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specifically designed for entertainment purposes, equipped with LED lights that can create countless color combinations and easily be programmed for any animation. The fleet of drones is controlled by one pilot. "We are honored to have Intel drones playing several roles at the Olympic Games," said Anil Nanduri, vice president and general manager, Intel Drone Group. "Not unlike the athletes competing in the events, we continue to push to innovate and develop the drone technologies that inspire people all over the world." For full details on Intel Shooting Star drones, visit the drone show fact sheet. For more information on Intel's TOP worldwide sponsorship, visit the company's Olympic Games news portal, which includes an interactive map of Intel's activities in PyeongChang. For all other details regarding the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, visit www.olympic.org. 1All performances are wind- and weather-permitting. About Intel Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) expands the boundaries of technology to make the most amazing experiences possible. Information about Intel can be found at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com. Intel, the Intel logo and Intel Shooting Star are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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