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Parrot SA, commonly known as Parrot, is a French manufacturer of wireless products based in Paris. The company was founded in 1994 by Henri Seydouxi. Parrot has developed an extensive range of hands-free systems for cars and is also a worldwide leader in wireless devices for mobile devices. It also specializes technologies involving voice recognition and signal processing for embedded products. Parrot is known for its MKi range, CK range, and Minikit range of hands-free Bluetooth kits. Parrot also makes wireless headphones, wireless speakers, and photo frames. In 2010, the company unveiled the Parrot AR.Drone radio controlled flying quadrotor helicopter.

Parrot ASTEROID Lineup

10/03/2012, At CES 2011, Parrot unveiled the first Android-powered in-dash car radio, aka ASTEROID. Today, the company is updating its Asteroid lineup with three new products. Priced at $599 (549 Euros), the flagship, the ASTEROID Smart, is packed with cool features,...

Parrot AR.Drone controlled using brain waves

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...

Parrot launches AR.Rescue 2 game for the AR.Drone 2.0

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...

Parrot AR.Drone made to work with video glasses and controller

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...

Windows Phone controls AR.Drone

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...

ZIK Parrot demo

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...

ZIK Parrot by Philippe Starck

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...

Parrot AR Drone 2.0

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...

Parrot ASTEROID 2DIN: a complete in-car infotainment system

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...

Parrot ASTEROID CK makes driving safer

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...

Parrot ASTEROID NAV shows you where to go

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...

Parrot ASTEROID now available

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...

Parrot unveils MiniKit+ Bluetooth car kit

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...