Parrot MiniDrones – The New Robots Are Coming!

By Frederique Bros
on 6 August 2015

Parrot MiniDrones unveiled the latest evolution of the MiniDrone range, we wanted to share information regarding the 13 new MiniDrones set to form the second generation of the Parrot MiniDrones!

Parrot MiniDrones – The New Robots Are Coming!

Welcome to the second generation of Parrot Minidrones – plunge into the era of connected toys. Their ultra-technological miniature robots are piloted with a smartphone or a tablet via the free piloting app FreeFlight 3.

  • 13 ultra technological connected robots join the Parrot Minidrones team
  • Equipped with new capabilities, these highly playful drones are ready for action on the ground, in the air and…in the water!

The ‘Jumping’

– These super rovers roll, rush, zigzag, take turns at 90° and jump up to 80cm in height and length! They can see, listen and talk for you, thanks to an embedded wide-angle camera, microphone and speaker.

– The ‘Night’ are robots equipped with two powerful LEDs with adjustable intensity to illuminate the dark.

– The ‘Race’ are racing robots capable of travelling at 13km/h in bursts of intense speed!

The ‘Airborne’

– These experts in acrobatics are quadrocopters capable of performing flips and ripping through the air at 18km/h!

– The ‘Night’ can fly by day and night thanks to two powerful controllable LEDs.

– The ‘Cargo’ are transport drones, capable of carrying figures or toy bricks.

The ‘Hydrofoil’

– These flying drones are attached to a hydrofoil boat, which glides on water and reaches a speed of 5.4 knots (10km/h)!

“The success of our first Minidrones, which sold more than 600,000 units, pushed us to enlarge the family of these super high-tech toys,“ says Henri Seydoux, founder and CEO of Parrot.

“After reinventing the helicopter and the radio-controlled car, we are today creating a new species of drone, a super fast and un submersible hydrofoil.”

The New MiniDrones Are

– More fun – they can light the night, roll faster or carry bricks!

– More technological: better autopilot, new and more powerful motors, better energy management and increased flying time; 4GB memory and an audio mode for Jumping.

– More designs: a family of super fun robots in the air, on the ground and on the water!

Parrot MiniDrones are available at Parrot Online Store, Apple, JB HiFi, Harvey Norman and leading retailers.


Images: Parrot

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