DroneCode was busy placing on its PX4 Developer Summit 2022 final week. And — whereas it turned Austin, Texas right into a haven for open supply lovers — all residents of Austin had been handled to some spectacular leisure by means of the DroneCode drone gentle present.
The 300-drone gentle present flew not removed from town’s Congress Avenue Bridge. The present came about final Thursday, which was the top of Day 1 of the PX4 Developer Summit 2022.
The annual PX4 Developer Summit convention is hosted by the Dronecode Basis facilities across the PX4 Ecosystem. PX4 is an open supply flight management software program primarily for drones, however acceptable for different unmanned automobiles as properly. That summit was held concurrently with Open Supply Summit North America, hosted by the Linux Basis.
The present was fairly neat. Drones spelled phrases like PX4 Autopilot and Open Supply and likewise made shapes together with the Linux penguin and a drone. And it appeared just like the robotics business as a complete was fairly into it.
Whereas that gentle present was definitely a delight for builders, drone lovers, and different open-source and robotics professionals, this is only one of many drone gentle exhibits occurring this summer season.
Head to Silicon Valley and spend the night on the Alameda County Honest, and also you’ll be handled to a nightly drone gentle present via the primary week of July, seen all around the Fairgrounds.
And the final week, the NBA hosted a drone gentle present over the Hudson River in New York Metropolis to advertise the NBA draft.
And drone gentle exhibits are proliferating around the globe too.
Djibouti, Africa bought a drone gentle present this summer season:
And in the UK, Paramount placed a present to advertise Paramount+ with a highly-recognizable picture: Scream.
Between the DroneCode drone gentle present, the most important promotions, and the local people exhibits at the county gala, it appears to be like like 2022 is shaping as much as the summer season of drone gentle exhibits.
That mentioned, one main drone gentle present maker, Intel, is not any extra (a form of). Tech large Intel bought off its gentle exhibits enterprise to Nova Sky Tales.
Intel famously placed on main exhibits together with an FAA-approved, Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present that includes Girl Gaga, as nighttime leisure at Coachella and for a recurring presence throughout the 2016 vacation season at Walt Disney World. It even despatched drones flying within the form of Child Yoda for a Disney+ promotion.