The French company Parrot has launched its new series of drones. Parrot launches affordable mini drones and is famous for this for a while now.
The new line of mini drones is called the jumping drones. The company also replaced it’s “Rolling Spider” line with the “Parrot Airborne” series.
The new Parrot Jumping Drones, are described as WiFi controlled terrestrial robots that are handled through the FreeFlight 3 application.
They have several gadgets on board as stock products, like the embedded camera that allows for live streaming.
The camera connects to the piloting Smartphone or tablet and is a wide angle version that allows immersive views.
The “Jumping Drones” also have a speaker and microphone embedded witch make robot sound on user command. The speakers and microphone also act like a walkie talkie allowing users to both talk and listen using them.
The Drones also contain a spring-mounted system, automatic movements directed by app control and a programmable road plans which lets the user plan a course or itinerary.
The “Jumping Drones” also come in 2 special versions. One is a night time adapted version with LED’s and adjustable light intensity.
The second is the “Jumping Race” a robot designed for quick acceleration.
The “Jumping Night” drones have a listed price of 189.00 U.S. Dollars. The “Jumping Race” version cost the same 189 $ and the “Airborne Night” models cost 129 $.
The company also has an “Airborne Cargo” version of the Air Drone which costs 99$. The battery time is only 9 minutes but considering the size of the entire machine, it is more than acceptable.
It is expected that the most coveted Drones of all of Parrots product line, will be the “Parrot Hydrofoil Drones”.
These are described as flying Mini Drones that can be attached to a Hydrofoil.
They can rise out of water surfaces and can hover over fluid like sailing match racers.
The four propeller on the Mini Drones allow them to sail across water with a 2 inch lift from the hydrofoil, in a stable and agile manner.
These “Hydrofoil Drones” have a listed price of 179 $ and a battery time of 7 minutes.
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