A Drone Spectacular, Powered by Intel

Intel is transforming the night skies with its spectacular fleet of Intel® Shooting Star™ drones.1 From our buzzing performance in the Pepsi Zero Sugar* Super Bowl LI Halftime show to the Drone 100 that started it all, get to know the innovative technology behind our drone light shows.  

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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.2

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Supporting the implementation of your survey projects. SIRIUS PRO Unmanned Aerial System is the perfect solution for mapping and surveying, and for documentation and visualization tasks.

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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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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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Explore the Transformational World of Drone Technology

Head to our tech culture magazine to discover the people and technologies that are changing the world of drones. Check back regularly for new articles on UAVs, light shows, and more.

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Product and Performance Information

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The first-of-its-kind Intel® Shooting Star™ drone meets all FCC technical specifications, but has not yet been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.

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This device has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.