AR.Drone 2.0 “Power Edition” Has Officially Launched

Today Parrot have officially released the “Power Edition” of their popular Parrot AR. Drone 2.0 quad-copter device. The AR. Drone 2.0 is the second AR. Drone device from Parrot and enhances on the original design by adding a camera to the already existing AR. Drone controls which are accessed through your smart phone. Interestingly, the new “Power Edition” promises 36 more ...

Parrot AR. Drone Movie – Built For The Elements

The team over at Parrot have released a film for their AR. Drone 2.0 flying device that showcases the variety of situations that the AR. Drone 2.0 can potentially withstand. In the film, we see the AR. Drone fly through the fire and the flames, watch as it starts dancing in the rain and through the thin ice before it never quite starts the breaking of the wall. What’s interesting about this ...

Parrot Product Showcase 2013

Earlier today us here at Capsule Computers were invited to a small media showcase for the company Parrot. Parrot themselves are renown for their superior offerings in car-related products, like GPS systems, but have also been dabbling in other marketplaces. It was at this media showcase that we were able to take a look into some of these products and revisit some of them from our past. The first P...

Parrot Announce the AR.Drone Academy

Good news to all you AR.Drone pilots out there, Parrot have just announced the launch of the AR.Drone Academy – a dedicated space for meeting and sharing flight content across the world. As of today, the beta version of the Academy brings will be bringing a whole new flying experience to AR.Drone pilots. It’s accessible through the AR.FreeFlight 2.1 application and provides a range of unique featu...

AR.Rescue 2 Released for Parrot AR.Drone and iOS

Need some inspiration on things to do with that fancy Parrot AR.Drone? Parrot has released their latest iOS app that works with their line of remote controlled aerial drones. AR. Rescue 2 takes the camera on the Parrot AR.Drone 1 and 2 and gives players a shooting/piloting game that will require players to pilot around their environment and collect pieces of the alien rockets scattered around the ...

AR Drone 2.0 Sydney Launch Interview

Today the team at Capsule Computers were lucky enough to attend the Sydney launch of the brand new remote control toy from Parrot. The AR.Drone 2.0 uses HD cameras to create an augmented reality play experience that can be controlled from your own personal smartphone. We had a chance to fly around the event, recording videos and taking photos, even doing back flips. Well, back flips with the AR.Dr...

CES 2012: AR.Drone 2.0

                    At CES Las Vegas 2012, Parrot, the creators of everyones favourite augmented reality quadricopter have just unveiled their new hotness in the AR.Drone 2.0. For the uninitiated, the AR.Drone is a quadricopter controlled by Wi-Fi using a smartphone or a tablet. Also, it’s from the future. With the brand new 2.0 hot off the p...

The Best AR.Drone Pilots Worldwide will compete in Las Vegas at CES 2012

  Just recently, Parrot held an online competition, the AR.Drone Challenges, where people from all over the world sent in their times running an AR course. The 15 finalists have been selected from all participants and will bring their top gun AR piloting grit to the city of sin, Las Vegas in January 2012 to compete in the Worldwide Grand Final held at the CES trade show. The top dog will be c...

Parrot AR.Drone Challenge Phase Two

We’ve obsessed about the AR.Drone, we’ve dressed it up like a cloud and tried to fool people, we’ve taken it to a dinner and a movie then introduced it to our parents, we’ve discussed all the things that Parrot are doing to make it worth your while to pick one up, showed off all the new games and competition videos and finally, cried like little babies when we had to send i...

Parrot AR.Drone Review

          Parrot AR.Drone Developer: Parrot Price: AUD $349 USD $299 Platform: iOS (coming soon to Android) Overview: I remember the first time I laid eyes on a Parrot AR.Drone, I knew immediately that I had to play with it. How could I not? Let’s be honest here, this thing looks like it’s from the future. A quadricopter that you control with your iPhone, iPod ...

Parrot AR.Drone Interview

Parrot had quite a showing at this years E3, announcing Android support as well as new games AR.Race, AR.FlyingAce and AR.Pursuit in addition to an international competition for pilots who can record their flights to enter. If you’re top gun enough, Parrot will even send you to Paris for the finals. Capsule Computers EIC Philip Federico got a chance to catch up with with Parrot and discussed...

A Slew of AR.Drone Videos for their Massive Updates

We previously covered the latest AR.Drone (that crazy quadrocopter that you know you want) developments and announcements at this years E3. The masterminds at Parrot have a lot coming to you with their soon-to-be-released OS Android app, to some new games including AR.Race, AR.FlyingAce and AR.Pursuit not to mention their international challenge where you can win a ticket to Paris to compete in th...

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