Adding further excitement to the performance, hundreds of South Korean snowboarders, clad in jumpsuits flashing with LED lights, slid down the slopes with the drones flashing above them, creating a high-tech, futuristic atmosphere.
One of the most mesmerizing moments of the Winter Olympicsopening ceremony on Friday was the image of more than 1,200 drones working in unison to make the image of a snowboarder that then transformed into the Olympic rings.
Kicking off the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, viewers from around the globe were treated to a record-breaking light show during the opening ceremony that surpassed Intel's previous record of 500 drones flown simultaneously in Germany in 2016.
USA viewers tuned in to a tape-delayed broadcast on Friday night that showed rehearsal footage from December, when Intel's light show broke the Guinness World Record for flying the most drones, 1,280, simultaneously.
"As it turns out, bring 1,218 of those drones into harmony doesn't present much more of a logistical challenge than 300, thanks to how the Shooting Star platform works". They'll pop up throughout the Winter Olympics during medal ceremonies.
The Intel Shooting Star drone is a quadcopter that weighs 330 grams, and is constructed with a soft frame made of flexible plastics and foam.
"It's something that we wanted to integrate that experience into the Olympics on a daily occasion, because not everyone is going to be at the opening ceremony, and we want to give everyone in Korea a chance to see these shows", said Natalie Cheung, the general manager for Intel's drone light shows. "However, that was not the case, which was pretty disappointing", she said. "But still, I do think the drone performance itself was very impressive".
Airport officials are trying to identify the mother, "but we've exhausted our resources", Butler said in a statement. An airport employee found the child January 14 abandoned in a restroom near the rental auto counters.
It will target potential converts by saying a London-Amsterdam Eurostar journey emits 80% less carbonthan the equivalent flight. Trains will depart twice a day at 8.31am and 5.31pm, going through Brussels and Rotterdam before arriving in Amsterdam.
According to Muhammad Halayka, the director of the Arafat Museum, Modi will be the first Prime Minister to visit the site. PM @narendramodi had a very cordial meeting with His Majesty King of Jordan immediately upon arrival in Amman.
Ramaphosa was expected to speak in Cape Town on Sunday, the 28th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison. And because our people want this matter to be finalised, the NEC will be doing exactly that.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Plan on slippery road conditions including during the Thursday afternoon and Friday morning commutes. Much of northern IL had seen between 8 and 12 inches of snow by Friday afternoon, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said.
If Paul continues to violate YouTube's policies, ads could be permanently disabled from his channel , per YouTube's guidelines . Paul also posted a video that appears to show how incomplete the YouTuber's redemption narrative really is.
She said: "We are now engaged with the charity regarding its approach to safeguarding following more recent allegations". The 2010 Haiti quake left enormous numbers of people dead and many more struggling for necessities like drinking water.
Twelve soldiers were killed and seven others were injured then before the two "fidayeen" (suicide) terrorists were neutralised. Reports further added that the terrorists later entered inside the camp of 36 Brigade and engaged the troops in a gun battle.
Police in OH say two officers have been fatally shot at a home in a Columbus suburb, and a suspect is in custody. The suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody and transported to OSU Wexner Medical.
She attributed the decline to a variety of factors including the political taunting between the United States and North Korea . As they paraded, a familiar folk song known as "Arirang", considered an unofficial national anthem, played in the background.
The eight Israeli jets were met again by anti-aircraft fire, leading to another round of air-raid sirens across the Golan Heights. With the downing of the first Israeli aircraft in over a decade, the rules of the game have changed on Israel's northern border.
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NASA Probe Captures Farthest Image from Earth
During its voyage to the outer reaches of the solar system, the spacecraft usually stays in hibernation mode to conserve energy. That picture, the brainchild of the late physicist Carl Sagan, looked back at Earth from a distance of 3.75 billion miles.
LL Bean tightens unlimited return policy
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Dow up more than 300 points after volatile session
The S&P 500 is up 8.05 points, or 0.3 per cent. "Now they are banking on three", writes John Higgins of Capital Economics. At midday, the market was on pace for its worst weekly decline since October 2008, at the height of the financial crisis.