New ActivityBot 360 Robot Now Shipping: What educators and students need to know! -
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 1:44 pm

 This week we started shipping the new ActivityBot 360 robot!

As we continue the focus on programming and electronics education using a one-robot-per-student model, these are the key points we’d like to share with our...

Destiny 2 Live Action Trailer: Cayde-6’s Animatronic Head and Weapons Use the Propeller Multicore Microcontroller - BlocklyProp makes it easy to control WS2812 Smart LEDs -
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:34 pm

Earlier this month, the video game sequel, Destiny 2 was released worldwide. Along with the game launch was a Live-Action Commercial, Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts of Kong, Skull Island fame. Parallax hardware was used prominently in the characters.


20 Years in Education: How stability, consistency and accessibility benefit educators and students who learn from Parallax -
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:56 am

Parallax has progressively focused on microcontroller educational programs for 20 years. When my teammate Jen [who was my first hire at Parallax] pointed this out to me last week, a number of thoughts came to my mind. The first of which was how we’re still working with the same customers that...

Amazon PRIME shipping on Parallax BlocklyProp products. Educators asked - we’ve responded! -
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:31 pm

You can now purchase the key Blockly-ready products from Parallax on Amazon with PRIME shipping - at the same price as direct from Parallax! Because some districts list Amazon as an approved vendor, this may make purchasing easier for many teachers.

The following...

Happy Anniversary! With 20 Years in Education our Commitment to Supporting Teachers Remains Strong -
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 9:57 am

Parallax hits a major milestone on September 4, 2017.

30 years ago the business was incorporated in 1987. But what we’re really proud of is that 2017 marks our 20th year in Education. We began our “Stamps in Class” program in 1997. Andy Lindsay’s...