Flixel drone techIt describes using up to 50 flixels in a show, with a flight time duration of 5 minutes.Although no specifics shows are named, Epcot is detailed in a diagram showing a flight path, which could possibly suggest the use of drones in a future Epcot nighttime show, or an enhancement to IllumiNations. It would also seem likely that all four Walt Disney World parks could make use of the technology, and with new shows on the horizon at the parks, now would be an ideal time to incorporate flixels into their design.
Unlike dancing drone displays already being used for LED night light shows, Disney’s drones will apparently project images much like flying movie projectors.  Back in summer of 2014, Stitch Kingdom broke news that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts was working on an intricate system using controlled drones to supplement its nighttime entertainment, proposing to: use drones to control massive marionettes (such as an exampled Jack Skellington) and/or use drones to carry screens that could act as what they dubbed “flixels,? or “floating pixels.?