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Video: At CES, new Parrots jump, fly and climb walls

06
Jan
2014

It wouldn’t be another CES without new Parrot toys, so the company unveiled two new robots that can be controlled using smartphones and tablets, including the Jumping Sumo and the MiniDrone, BBC reports. The Jumping Sumo can jump up to 80 centimeters in the air and can make sharp 90-degree turns, as each wheel is independently controlled. The device is managed via Wi-Fi and has a camera that can stream video back to the mobile device. As seen in the video, the Jumping Sumo also has an arm that can be used to grab stuff along the way. Unfortunately, the battery of this toy only lasts about 20 minutes between charges. The MiniDrone is a smaller version of the popular Parrot

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