Swarm of quadrotors lights up the Austrian sky

The drones can configure into glowing 2D or 3D shapes.

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Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET)

We’ve seen many uses of machines in visual art, but few seem as promising as this configuration of dancing lights.

Just check out the amazing vid below, shot in Linz, Austria, at the Cloud in the Net festival.

Ars Electronica Futurelab managed to fly 50 synchronized quadrotors, effectively forming luminous pixels in the night sky.

The quadrotors were 18-ounce AscTec Hummingbird drones from Ascending Technologies that were equipped with GPS and pulsating, multicolored LED lights.

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