November 26, 2005

DoCoMo unveils phone to keep kids safe

5355_large.jpg NTT DoCoMo's FOMA SA800i is designed to keep kids in elementary school safe. MobileMag reports:

"Features include an attack alarm that is activated by pulling out a big ring on the phone, a GPS tracking device to keep track of where your child is using the phone. Their location can be sent to your phone or computer.

Parental control settings lets parents limit access to services or the internet permanently or at times during the day. It also has bright, easy to use menu for the kids."

Other cell phones for kids:

-- Dutch introduce phones for kids

-- Telefónica Spain launches cell phone for kids

-- Barbie My Scene cellular phone

-- Firefly emergency cellphone for kids

-- Hasbro launches ChatNow

-- MYMO: The child phone

-- Baby cell phone being removed from French market

-- "TicTALK Jr." a cell phone for infants (April Fool's day)

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