Parallax Bipeds and
Penguin Robot On the Cover of Servo Magazine
December 2005 - Parallax's early biped prototypes and the new "Penguin"
are featured on the cover of Servo Magazine with a winter theme, coupled with a
two-page article about their evolution. The Penguin is a 3.5" tall
precision-machined robot designed for desktop navigation. Parallax will offer
1,000 limited edition Penguin kits for purchase starting Q1 2006 in anodized
blue, black, red or nickel color schemes. This mini robot includes a BS2px
processor, HM55B digital compass, blue seven-segment LED, infrared emitters and
detectors, photoresistors, speaker, and a socket for an RF receiver or Parallax
Ping))) ultrasonic sensor. The body parts are made from 6061 aluminum, machined
within a 0.001" tolerance.