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Parrot is a company that focuses primarily on in-car electronics, but you wouldn't know it from the more eye-catching technology in its portfolio. A quadrocopter hobby drone? Some seriously smart headphones? (We can't wait for more on those Ziks, by the way.) With AR.Drone 2.0, which we got a taste of at CES 2012, Parrot has taken a hard look at the strengths and weaknesses of its first generation flier, and has come back with something that feels like a vast improvement over its predecessor. Read on to find out why I'd feel comfortable handing the controls of this drone over to my own grandmother.
Parrot founder and CEO Henri Seydoux joined forces with industrial designing heavyweight Philippe Starck, pictured above, to give birth to the "Zikmu" — which, surprising given its looks, the pair of French gentlemen consider a step forward for speaker functionality...