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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Companies show off high tech during 2020 Olympics opening

Intel dazzles with drones and Eneos with 'green hydrogen'

 A fleet of 1,824 drones replicates the Earth in the sky over the National Stadium in Tokyo on July 23. (Photo by Nikkei)

TOKYO -- The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics gave companies a stage on which to showcase their products and technologies to the world.

U.S. semiconductor company Intel created a light show with a fleet of 1,825 drones above the Olympic Stadium on July 23, while the highly symbolic Olympic flame was fueled by hydrogen from Japan's Eneos Holding and lit by the nation's brightest tennis star, Naomi Osaka.

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