What Do Lady Gaga and Quadcopters Have in Common?

American Flag - Photo by Intel
American Flag – Photo by Intel

If you watched Big Game LI, you may already know the answer to that question. If you watched but don’t have any idea what I’m talking about, think back to the beginning of Lady Gaga’s halftime show.

Before she jumped off the edge of the dome roof, you saw all those stars turn into the American flag, right?

Did you wonder how that happened?

Quadcopters.

But there’s a lot more to it than that. You can check out Wired’s explanation of it here.

There don’t explicitly mention this, but the whole thing could only have been pulled off due to the magic of television. Read the article, and you’ll see what I mean.