Maker Faire and Popsicles

With temperatures warming up in Rocklin, it feels as if summertime is finally upon us. After the rain and hail we experienced during our Expo, the heat is certainly a welcome change. The Parallax team certainly loves any excuse to indulge in popsicles, a summertime favorite around here.

After the Parallax Expo and making it all the way to Washington, DC for the USA Science and Engineering Festival things have been mighty busy around the Parallax office. This week nice and calm as... More

Kids had a great time competing against each other with our SumoBots. Parallax Heads to the Capitol

Last week the Parallax team packed up and headed to the nation’s capital to participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The event on April 28th and 29th 2012, drew over 100,000 attendees including thousands of science-minded children, educators and industry.

The Parallax booth quickly became a popular destination. Robot playpens allowed visitors to observe the diligently line-following Scribbler 2’s,... More

Parallax Featured in Comstock's Magazine: Batteries Not Included

Click here to read the article on Comstock's Website.

Batteries Not Included: The grand design of Rocklin's Parallax Inc.

It’s a case of David versus Goliath. A tiny, privately held Rocklin company is taking on multimillion-dollar competitors with a lightning-fast technology that’s more sophisticated than the competition’s.

Charles “Chip... More

The robotics tent was always busy. Parallax Expo was a Huge Success!

The Parallax Robotics and Microcontrollers Expo occurred this past week (April 13 & 14) and it was a blast! The news spread throughout the community and we had over 2,000 visitors who stopped by to help us celebrate National Robotics Week. Our farthest travelers came from Asia!

There was something for everyone at the expo. Kids learned to solder and created fun LED badges at our soldering station. Boy Scouts worked towards the ‘Robotics’ Merit Badge by observing and playing with... More

Pre-flight lineup of the Parallax fleet including the ELEV-8, the Hex, and the Y-Six! Parallax Takes to the Skies at Lunch

In an effort to finalize our plans for our Expo next week, the entire Parallax team headed over to the nearby field for some ELEV-8 quadcopter festivities yesterday at lunch. Our fearless pilots took to the sky to test out our combat competition (streamer cutting) as well as the balloon popping challenge. We even got a chance to see the experimental designs Tech Support has been cooking up.

You can check out more exciting quadcopter action at next weekend’s Parallax Robotics and... More