It’s a UFO…No It’s A Spaxel

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A company called Ars Electronica has developed what’s called a Spaxel.  These computer controlled drones can ‘draw’ some amazing things in the sky! Spaxels (a portmanteau word from space pixels) are LED-equipped quadcopters. A swarm of LED-equipped quadcopters that can fly in precise formation and thus “draw” three-dimensional images in midair.

My first thoughts were as I watched the attached video was how this technique could be used to make some fantastic UFO pictures. As I look at the amazing examples of Spaxel’s I can see how it would be easy to confuse one of these works of art for a genuine UFO.