Parallax Inc. is a company that was founded in Rocklin, California in 1987. They create the Propeller Multicore Microcontroller, which is an embedded processor designed for parallel processing, as well as educational robots and sensors. The Propeller chip is used in a variety of applications ranging from robotics to UAVs, 3D printing, and more. Parallax Inc. has also developed its language – Spin – which makes programming this powerful microcontroller much easier and faster than traditional languages like C or Assembly. They have a wide range of products available to accommodate any application and have a helpful online community for troubleshooting or general advice.