Parrot Jumping Sumo, new mini robot with wheels

Parrot Jumping Sumo

Parrot has presented new robots that can be piloted through our smartphone and tablet , two advanced toys that are aimed at both the smallest of the house and the elderly, the only condition is to want to have a good time playing with them. The Parrot Jumping Sumo is one of the two models that will arrive in stores in our country soon, it is a kind of remote-controlled car with two large wheels that can run , make 90-degree turns and even jump to avoid obstacles. or even get on them. This equipment is not a flying drone, butit will have to move across the floor of our house, and it also does so at a speed of two meters per second , which is said soon.

The Parrot Jumping Sumo is the evolution of the classic remote- controlled cars, with the main novelty that, instead of having a specific remote control, we can control it from our smartphone or tablet by downloading the FreeFlight 3 application . The application also offers several Challenges to complete, such as turning and jumping, rolling with the robot on its back and even pushing objects. The connection is made through a 2.4 or 5 Ghz WiFi network and also gives access to the cloud to share the achievements with other drivers. The  Parrot Jumping Sumo makes soundswhen it gets stuck in a position and also when we touch it.

Parrot Jumping Sumo

One of the most interesting points of the Parrot Jumping Sumo is that it has a built-in camera with a wide-angle lens, in this way we can control it through our smartphone or tablet and see what the robot is seeing. It's fun to joke from room to room and also to inspect inaccessible places. The camera can store photos and videos to watch later. As we said at the beginning, the  Parrot Jumping Sumo moves quite fast with a maximum speed of two meters per second , but it can also jump a height of 80 centimetersWithout problem, so we can avoid obstacles or make it climb on top of a table or any type of object. The robot also allows sharp turns of 90 degrees and also 180 degrees. It has two large retractable wheels so that it always fits well and can continue rolling like nothing. The device integrates a 550 milliamp battery capacity, and its autonomy is only 20 minutes, a very limited time to give us time to enjoy the toy.

The kit will be available in three color combinations: red and black, white and black, or khaki and yellow . The Parrot Jumping Sumo will go on sale from next September in large stores and will cost 160 euros.