Now kids can be free to explore, discover, and play, while easily staying in touch with mom and dad. AT&T* and Filip Technologies today announced that FiLIP, a smart locator and phone for kids that keeps parents and kids in touch at the push of a button, will be available online and in its flagship Michigan Avenue retail location. Starting November 22, AT&T customers can purchase FiLIP for $199.99.

For a look at the inside story on FiLIP, check out this video.

Designed for children ages 5 through 11, FiLIP combines GPS, Wi-Fi, and AT&T’s wireless networkinto a colorful watch that can be worn to school, the playground, and everywhere in between. For just $10 per month as part of an AT&T Mobile Share or standalone plan, parents have unlimited two-way voice calling so that they can talk or direct message with their children at any time.

Parents can program up to five trusted contacts with whom the child can communicate. FiLIP also allows parents to set SafeZones, triggering a notification if the child enters or leaves a designated area, and features an intelligent emergency procedure to locate the child and put them in touch with family if needed.

Read more about AT&T and FiLIP Technologies in the complete news release.

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