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CES: Parrot Launches MiniDrone and Parrot Jumping Sumo

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LAS VEGAS, USA – Parrot unveiled two new drones at the Consumer Electronics Show: the Parrot Mini Drone and Parrot Jumping Sumo. Both of these drones can be controlled via a tablet or a smartphone either through an iOS or an Android app.

Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo

Parrot MiniDrone

The Parrot MiniDrone is basically a quad-copter that can be attached to a wheel carriage. The device is controlled via Bluetooth instead of Wi-Fi and sports various other sensors like the accelerometer, gyroscope, ultrasonic sensors and the downwards facing camera.

Parrot MiniDrone

It can operate up to a range of 160 feet and the battery provides enough juice for the Mini-Drone to work in flight mode for 6-7 minutes.

Parrot Jumping Sumo

The Parrot Jumping Sumo works on the ground and features two large wheels that can move it swiftly across indoor surfaces.

Parrot Jumping Sumo

The device is controlled via Wi-Fi and can run for approximately 20 minutes on-the-go. It also sports a front-facing camera and holds the ability to jump up to 3 feet.

A video portraying the two devices was published by the French manufacturer:

However, ye have yet to hear from the French manufacturer regarding when these two devices will roll-out in the market.


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By , International Correspondent, Kalamata office (Greece) on Jan 16th, 2014 GMT +2


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