On the road to the S2 class Learning the S2 Robot with Iowa Educators: Ken reports on his recent visit to train STEM teachers

Iowa is harvesting so much more than corn from America's rural heartland: engineers, inventors and enthusiastic students!

Iowa is taking STEM education seriously, and they’re doing it with Parallax! Iowa has an effective system of bringing new technology into classrooms. The Keystone Area Education Agency in Northeast Iowa evaluates technology and arranges training seminars for teachers to learn to use the tools. This week I... More

Parallax Cyclone V FPGA Development Board Parallax Cyclone V FPGA Development Board: Programming and development tool for Propeller 1 and 2

We’re nearing completion of the design phase of our Parallax Cyclone V FPGA Development Board, sending our 6-layer printed circuit board files out for fabrication on Monday. This board is a tool we need for our internal use to finish up the Propeller 2 design, but since our design process is very open and includes many contributions from the development community, the board will also available as a product. Propeller 2 early adopters and developers may choose to purchase one to get... More

Parallax Development Boards We are now hiring in our Technical Support group! Apply to join the Parallax team in Rocklin, CA.

Want to progress your electronic and programming skills with Parallax hardware, combining your hobby and profession?

We’ve got an immediate opening in our Technical Support department in Rocklin, California.

Chances are if you’re already reading this news post that you know about Parallax products from a customer’s point of view. This is a opportunity to get hands-on experience with a wide variety... More

A robot-filled visit from KCRA 3 A robot-filled visit on Manufacturing Day from Brian Hickey of KCRA Channel 3 Sacramento

Parallax had a booth in Aerojet’s STEM Education tent at the 2014 California Capital Airshow in early September. One of the visitors to our robotics exhibit was a local news reporter from KCRA, Brian Hickey. He was surprised to learn that we were in the Sacramento area and called us up the following week to learn more about Parallax.

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Robot table at the BBQ on the Ramp Parallax shares robots at the Aerospace Museum of California's 9th Annual BBQ on the Ramp

Parallax attended the Aerospace Museum of California’s 9th Annual BBQ on the Ramp this past weekend. We brought a few enthusiastic Parallaxians, some printed literature, and most importantly a table full of robots to entertain the sold-out event of nearly 1000.

The BBQ on the Ramp includes wine tasting, hands-on STEM games, delicious food, a live auction and an incredible fireworks show! This spectacular fundraising event... More