2018 CES Media Alert: Intel Shooting Star Drones Set to Dazzle Audiences for 1st Time on the Las Vegas Strip

News Release

January 8, 2018
WHAT: Intel is bringing the first drone light show to the Las Vegas Strip this week with nightly performances at the iconic Fountains of Bellagio during CES 2018. Audiences will experience the magic of Intel technology as a fleet of 250 Intel® Shooting Star™ drones light up the sky, integrated with the Fountains of Bellagio to a licensed rendition of the song “Stargazing” by artist Kygo.

Press Kit: 2018 CES

Starting Monday, Jan. 8, following Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s CES keynote, light show performances will take place twice nightly through Thursday, Jan. 11. These light shows will mark the first time that drones have flown over the famous Fountains of Bellagio.

Intel has created an entirely new entertainment concept by producing drone-based light shows featuring hundreds of Intel Shooting Star drones all controlled by one pilot. These drones are custom-built for entertainment purposes with a lightweight structure and emits more than 4 billion color combinations.

WHEN: Jan. 8: 9 and 11 p.m. PT*
Jan. 9-11: 8 and 10 p.m. PT*
WHERE: The Fountains of Bellagio (outside Bellagio Resort & Casino at the intersection of Flamingo Road and the Las Vegas Strip)
VISUALS: Opportunity to capture photo and videos on-site. Additional photos and videos are available, upon request.
CONTACT: Jason Farrell, Intel Global Communications, jason.d.farrell@intel.com

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*All performances are wind- and weather-permitting.

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