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January 05, 2006

GPS-Tracking Kids Cell Phone Worn Like A Wristwatch



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Hop-on, Inc. plans to launch today at CES 2006 in Las Vegas a GPS tracking phone for children that kids wear like a wristwatch.

Called the Chitter Chatter phone, the device costs less than $50.

A feature called "Track-Me!" enables children to send the address of their locations to their parents' cell phones via SMS with the push of a button. Parents can track their children by sending an SMS message to their child's phone. The parents will receive the address of the child's location. The location can also be tracked over the Internet.

Kids can easily contact parents using the "Mom," "Dad" and "Home" speed-dial keys. Parents can also control who can call the phone and whom their kids can call using seven parent-programmed numbers.

Hop-on's Chitter Chatter phone offers easy activation and set-up, according to the company. Customer service will be offered online and through live operators.

Hop-On Chitter Chatter Phone
www.hop-on.com/kidsphone.html

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