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Don’t forget to stop by the Parallax booth and say "hi"!
This year we are in booth #603 in the Model Makerspace. Download a map here!
We won’t be selling in our booth this year but you can pick up all your favorite Parallax products in the Maker Shed.
Parallax Presentations in the Maker Shed:
Saturday 5:30 p.m. – Come learn more about the ELEV-8 Quadcopter and see a First Person View (FPV) flight
Updated 05-14-2013 at 03:53 PM by ParallaxInsider
Taiwan has been a fervent supporter of Parallax products for over six years. Our distributor, PlayRobot, does an excellent job supporting the local universities with their Parallax Certified Professional program. In Tawain, BASIC Stamps reign supreme!
Last month, Ken & I presented our new Propeller C educational program to students and professors at three universities: National Tsing-Hwa University, National Chiao Tung University, and the National Taiwan University of Science and
Updated 05-10-2013 at 06:41 PM by Jessica Uelmen
Parallax’s Engineering Technicians, Kevin and Nick, participated in the Multirotor Challenge 2013, put on by our friends at Innov8tive Designs. The event was held over the weekend (March 23 and 24) in Fallbrook, CA. As far as we know, this is the first of its kind in the U.S. For being a first time event there were a lot of people that took the time to participate and join this relatively new hobby.
The latest issue of Robot Magazine (March/April 2013) features a spread on the 2012 SRS RoboMagellan Competition hosted by Chibots in Palos Hills, IL. The competition was once again won by Rick Brooks and his robot NoName.
We had a chance to catch up with Rick and learn a little more about his Propeller-controlled robot. Here’s what he had to say:
How long have you been competing in RoboMagellan events?