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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 Android car receiver arriving in October

08/24/2011, Remember the Android-powered car receiver, the Parrot ASTEROID, which we featured way back in January? Well, previously we didn’t have a price or a release date besides the vague “late 2011″. It looks like the car accessory is ready to...

AR.FreeFlight 1.8 update

05/30/2011, The first official application created for the Parrot AR.Drone has received an update so that you are able to have a more enjoyable “flying” experience, where the latest update will bump up the software’s version number to AR.FreeFlight...

Parrot AR Drone now works with Kinect

04/11/2011, Want a more fun way to control the Parrot AR Done? Forget the iPhone, how about making use of a Microsoft Kinect instead? The Microsoft Kinect that has been made to perform a million different tasks has recently been utilized to control the Parrot AR...

Parrot AR.Drone controlled via Microsoft Surface

01/27/2011, To say that the AR.Drone is cool is probably an understatement. Now what happens when you combine it with the Microsoft Surface? A video has surfaced of a WinWise employee using a Microsoft Surface to control the Parrrot AR.Drone and that is certainly...

Parrot Asteroid Android-powered car stereo

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] How many radios out there do you see that are Powered by Google’s Android OS? The Asteroid by Parrot does just that, though, cramming in the Android OS and offering you three USB ports that allow you to hook up other devices, including a 3G...

AR Pursuit with AR Drone [video]

11/18/2010, Parrot has released a video of AR Pursuit, a game that uses the AR Drone presented at CES 2010 and released in the U.S during the summer. The game is a “search and destroy” in which each pilot has to chase the other drone and shot it down....

Parrot MINIKIT Smart Looks Smart with Hands-Free Capabilities

11/02/2010, If you want to use your modern smartphone–or any Bluetooth-capable phone for that matter–as a speakerphone and your phone’s built-in speakers aren’t loud or clear enough, then Parrot’s got a solution with the company’s...

Parrot releases AR.Drone in the US

07/29/2010, Parrot has finally unveiled its quadricopter for public purchase in the US come this September 3rd as expected, although our friends across the pond have already had their fun since last month. You can place your pre-order at Brookstone, where this unique...

Parrot AR.Drone Gets June 22nd UK Launch

06/15/2010, You’ve probably heard of the Parrot AR.Drone before this, the flying drone that can be controlled by an iPhone, allowing you to have multiplayer dogfights with other pilots too. Now this flying contraption is ready for prime time, and will be...

Parrot RKi8400 car stereo system

11/04/2009, The Parrot RKi8400 car stereo system will target both the iPhone and iPod devices, where this hands-free Bluetooth communication system will boast multiple connections for digital music and advanced hands-free telephony functions. You also get a storage...