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Beating the Retreat Ceremony: Drone Show

Beating the Retreat Ceremony:

Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr Jitendra Singh said, Botlab Dynamics Private Limited, a start-up supported by Technology Development Board, under DST and incubated at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi will light up the sky with 1000 Drones Light Show at ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony’ on 29th January.

  • India will be the 4th country after China, Russia & UK to carry out such a large scale show with 1000 drones.
  • Botlab in association with Ministry of Defence has conceptualized the novel ‘DRONE SHOW’ to commemorate the 75th year of Independence.
  • He said, the drone show will be 10 minutes long in duration, and will showcase government achievements @75 through many creative formations in the dark sky.
  • The project has been developed indigenously within the country, developing all the necessary components, including both hardwares and softwares such as the flight controller (brain of the drone); precision GPS; motor controller; Ground Control Station (GCS) algorithms etc.
  • He said, Botlab Dynamics Private Limited was financially supported, for the project “Design and Development of a Reconfigurable Swarming System Consisting of 500-1000 Drones for 3D Choreographed Drone Light Shows”.