Cirque du Soleil, ETH Zurich, and Verity Studios have teamed up to develop a short film featuring 10 quadcopters in a flying dance performance. Merging the world of technology with artistic flare, the collaboration resulted in an amazing interactive performance where humans and robotic drones move in synchronization of each other. The precision accuracy of the drones mixed with performance art makes a mesmerizing video you have to see to believe. With no CGI or animation involved, the film sets out to bend the future with even more performance pieces coming soon.
You can also get an exclusive look at the story behind the short film below as it demonstrates how state of-the-art technology can be used to combine human actors and quadcopters in a symbiotic, choreographed performance.