Disney gives first look at new holiday drone show

Visitors to the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando will have a new kind of holiday spectacular to check out thanks to a new experience featuring 300 drones.

The show, which will be called “Starbright Holidays,” will be presented at Disney Springs. The five-minute show features the fleet of drones dancing and twinkling to Christmas classics. The Intel drones featured in the "Starbright" show are equipped with four LED lights that can create over 4 billion color combinations.

“We were looking at that as a new way of expressing and telling new types of stories. We are excited about the capability," said Alfredo Ayala, who works with the research and development team of Disney Imagineering. "We're only talking about 300 drones. But what does it mean to the future? What is that limit? What can we do?"

According to Disney, the show will make its official debut later this holiday season.



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