Cellphone Operated Remote Control Car

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Here's one of the most useless products I've seen at CES so far, but hey, it does catch the eye. The Wireless Wheels remote control toy car is controlled by select Motorola iDEN handsets. I love that it's only select handsets. So now, when you buy that car, you also better have the exact phone that will control it—which is SO much better than a normal remote. It's actually a collaboration between Motorola, Nikko and Freescale and is based on the Freescale Semiconductor wireless Personal Area Network (PAN) technology, which uses the IEEE(R) 802.15.4 standard. The phone does simulate the car's movement, however, and vibrates when you start it up and turn the wheel. And the Push-To-Talk (PTT) button serves as a "turbo boost" for a sudden burst of speed. Wheeeeeeeeeee! The car is compatible with the Motorola iDen i265, i275, i560, i730, i760, i830, i850, i860, and i870 phones and runs on 4 AA batteries.


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