LaserPING 2m Rangefinder Module Released! -
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:04 am

2m Time Of Flight Sensor is Compatible with PING))) Ultrasonic Sensor

We’re now shipping the new LaserPING. Order yours today.

With the simple 3-pin interface our customers have come...

Parallax commits free robots and Professional Development for 500 educators in 2018! -
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:50 pm

ActivityBot 360 Robot

500 of these ActivityBot 360° robots will be given away at our Professional Developments

We're now accepting 500 motivated STEM educators to celebrate our...

Upgrading Robots to BlocklyProp: Convert your Boe-Bot or Shield-Bot fleet to ActivityBot 360° -
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:33 am

These three robots look similar, with the same sturdy chassis. All have breadboard sockets for building DIY sensor circuits (and transferable skills!) with common components. All are supported by free software and Parallax curriculum.


Make Your Hour Of Code an Hour With BlocklyProp! -
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:54 pm

This morning a few of us at Parallax spent our Hour of Code with Whitney High School students and their instructor Brian Pointer. Mr. Pointer stumbled upon Parallax last August when he was starting a Career Technology Education (CTE) Computer Science course. Students...

Educator Wayne Greene in Georgia -
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 3:49 pm

Our motivation is your success - when educators and students share their stories we share them via e-mail with the whole office. Earlier this year, we gathered up a box of BASIC Stamp microcontroller modules, Boe-Bot robot parts, and some components that we were unable to sell (returns, I...