09/02/2012, We have seen the second generation Parrot AR.Drone in action at CES earlier this year, but since 8 months have passed, what’s new about it? Nothing, unless someone decides to come up with a modified version. Here we are with the iPad-controlled Parrot AR.Drone, where researchers at Zhejiang University have managed to discover a way to control the quadcopter using one’s brain waves. This is not done through some sort […]
07/25/2012, I guess it is safe to say that when we first looked upon the AR.Drone 2.0 at CES earlier this year, we were mightily impressed. The thing is, the AR.Drone 2.0 does seem more of a novelty piece of hardware than a necessary purchase, but perhaps with the launch of the AR.Rescue 2 game from Parrot, things might change a wee bit for the AR.Drone 2.0. Basically, the premise of […]
03/09/2012, If you’ve got an AR.Drone and want to have a more immersive flying experience, there is a way to. Thomas Sohmers, a self-proclaimed geek decided to hack together a pair of Epson Moverio BT-100 transparent video glasses and a Parrot AR.Drone so that he could see the quadracopter’s video feed on the glasses itself. He then used a handheld controller running on Android to pilot the AR.Drone. The result? An […]
03/04/2012, At the beginning of this month, we read about how the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 is placed up for pre-order, and we too realize that this unique remote controlled toy can be under the influence of an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and an Android device. How about the Windows Phone camp? Well, when there is no way, it comes highly recommended that you carve out a way yourself, and in this […]
02/29/2012, Good news for those of you looking forward to pick up the AR.Drone 2.0 from Parrot. The company announced today that pre-orders for its next generation remote controlled quadrocopter will begin tomorrow and will be in stores by May. Improvements over the original AR.Done include an improved 720p HD camera, a new app for recording HD flight videos, an onboard USB port for easy video transfer, and of course – […]
01/10/2012, [CES 2012] We covered the ZIK Parrot yesterday and while they look pretty sweet, photographs aren’t enough to show you how the touch panel on the headphones work. Today we’ve got a video demonstration to do just that. Check out the headphone gestures in action – pretty impressive I might add – with my only gripe being it would be too easy for other people to mess around with your […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] ZIK Parrot is the latest addition to the Parrot’s Design By Collection, a product series designed by rock star designers such as Philippe Starck or Martin Szekely. The recent trend in the audio industry is to build celebrity-based brands to ensure good sales. The iPhone has also proven that good design sells, in that regard, combining the pleasure of the eye and the ear should be the perfect […]
01/08/2012, [CES 2012] We covered the A.R.Drone when it was unveiled at CES 2010, in fact, the story was one of the fifteen most popular articles we published during the show. For those who have been leaving under a rock for the last two years, the A.R. Drone is a smartphone controlled WiFi quadricopter, users can fly the device using the AR Freeflight application that supports iPod touch/iPhone/iPad and the most common […]
01/08/2012, [CES 2012] Saving the best for the last, Parrot announced the ASTEROID 2DIN: a complete in-car infotainment system that acts as your personal navigator, hands-free solution and in-car entertainment. Featuring a 6.2″ multi-touch display, the ASTEROID 2DIN fits in the central column of the dashboard in most vehicles. Internet access (like the other two ASTEROID products) is via a 3G key or tethering with a smartphone. It offers hands-free phone […]
01/08/2012, [CES 2012] Parrot has just announced the launch of the ASTEROID CK, a Bluetooth hands-free system with a 3.2″ color screen. The device uses a 3G key or pairs up with your smartphone via Bluetooth or USB to connect to the internet to bring you geolocation services, driving assistance solutions, and plays your music (from the web radio or “music on demand”). The system also has voice recognition technology which […]
01/08/2012, [CES 2012] In addition to the ASTEROID CK hands-free system, Parrot also announced the launch of its new onboard navigation solution – the Parrot ASTEROID NAV. Its large 5″ display gets you where you need to be, and it also works as a hands-free solution for your smartphone as well. Like the ASTEROID CK you’ll be able to make/answer calls hands-free, play music, and access web services. It connects to […]
12/26/2011, The Parrot AR Drone was originally a stable flying drone built around the idea that it would be piloted from an iPhone. However, some users found that it was an expensive and not always accurate way to pilot a flying object. But what if you could now pilot the drone using a PlayStation, Xbox, Wii controller, or even a flight-sim joystick?
11/16/2011, The Parrot ASTEROID Android-powered radio was unveiled earlier this year at CES 2011, and if you’ve been waiting patiently for its release we’ve got some good news for you. After quite a number of delays, the radio was supposed to be released in October is finally here. The Parrot ASTEROID can now be purchased online from a number of outlets and it carries an MSRP of $349. In case you […]
09/14/2011, If you’re constantly on the move and need to travel from location to location, getting yourself a Bluetooth hands free kit for your phone in the car is probably a good idea. Now if you happen to be the type that has more than one cellphone, Parrot has just unveiled their MiniKit+ Bluetooth hands free smartphone car kit which is something you may want to take a look at.