‘Starbright Holidays’ Drone Show

20. November 2016

With new ‘Starbright Holidays’ Drone Show Intel & Disney light up the sky over Walt Disney World Resort. Intel and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are collaborating on an innovative new holiday experience that will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida over the holiday season. Using all-new Intel® Shooting Star™ drones, the “Starbright Holidays – An [...]

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500 Drones to Set Record

5. November 2016

With a fleet of 500 drones Intel engineers set a new world record, less than a year after setting the Guinness World Records title for 100 drones flying simultaneously. The unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are specifically designed for light shows. The fall-colored sunset darkened above Krailling, Germany as thousands of tiny propellers began spinning in unison in a field. The [...]

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Intel’s Drone 100 @ Vivid Syndey 2016

27. June 2016

Program highlight of Vivid Sydney 2016 was the public debut of Drone 100. Together with Ars Electronica, Intel has created a Microdrone show of 100 AscTec Hummingbirds in the Australian night sky illuminating the port of Sydney. Drone 100: 100 dancing Microdrones A new attraction to this year`s Vivid Sydney was Intel`s Drone 100. The Guinness World Record setting drone [...]

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Drone 100 – AscTec Hummingbirds enable World Record

7. January 2016

With 100 dancing drones Intel and Ars Electronica set a Guinness World Record for “Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) airborne simultaneously” – using 100 AscTec Hummingbirds. The Making of Drone 100 Dubbed Drone 100, the spectacle set a Guinness World Record for most UAVs airborne simultaneously. When video of Drone 100 was first shown during Krzanich’s CES 2016 keynote two [...]

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IROS 2015 – The new research UAV AscTec Neo

28. September 2015

IROS 2015: Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality papers representing original results in all areas of intelligent robot components, systems, and applications. Among many other exhibitors like BOSCH, CLEARPATH, DJI, Google, iRobot, KUKA and many technical universities and labs, Ascending Technologies will be exhibiting there … and present something spectacular: A brand new research UAV including a 360° depth [...]

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Back to the Future 11 – AEROWORKS

21. September 2015

Collaborative Aerial Robotic Workers: AEROWORKS envisions a novel aerial robotic team that possesses the capability to autonomously conduct infrastructure inspection and maintenance tasks, while additionally providing intuitive and user-friendly interfaces to human-operators. AEROWORKS Aim – UAV interaction, perception & planning intelligence With ageing infrastructure in developing-and-developed countries, and with the gradual expansion of distributed installations, the costs of inspection and [...]

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AscTec Hummingbird Drones at the ESC

28. May 2015

Drones at the ESC ! The AscTec Hummingbirds from Bavaria have been stars at the Eurovision Song Contest. Thanks to our customer Ars Electronica Futurelab who made this possible: A futuristic contribution at the ESC with LED drones for about 195 million people watching. LED drones controlled by “magic wand” Every year there are “postcards” sent by each participating country [...]

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Clusters of Light by Spaxels

5. December 2014

Clusters of Light in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) 2014 / Islamic Capital of Culture Opening by Spaxels / Ars Electronica featuring AscTec Hummingbirds. Commissioned by Multiple & Spinifex Group (http://multiplespinifex.com), the Spaxels took part with Clusters of Light in a multimedia spectacle in Sharja (UAE). The LED equipped AscTec Hummingbirds swarmed above the newly built amphitheater on the coast of [...]

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