While many automotive manufacturers are trying to develop the car that can run itself, and Mattel, a toy maker company has revealed a very different approach, a car driven by crickets.
|Mattel has released a $35 new toy race car for children ages six and up, and it’s piloted by crickets. The toy is a vehicle and a cricket habitat all in one, and uses sensors inside to turn based on the cricket’s motion. (Picture from: http://dailym.ai/1Nchem0)|
Mattel has released a new toy racing cars for children aged six years and over, the car was driven by insects. This toy is a vehicle and also habitat for crickets, and use turn sensors that based on the moveament of crickets. But the toy cars sale not include the crickets.
|The habitat can hold up to five crickets, and features four different driving modes. Crickets will have to be purchased separately, and Mattel recommends medium to large crickets for best vehicle operation, around an inch in length. The cricket-powered car is not just a toy, but a learning experience for the owners. (Picture from: http://dailym.ai/1Nchem0)|
This bug Racer battery-operated vehicles in the form of winged insect, and "powered by eleCrickety", according to its website. This toy car can store up to five crickets, and has four different driving modes.
The crickets must be purchased separately, and Mattel recommends medium to large size (about 1 inch) crickets to run this vehicle properly. To win race, the crickets have 10 seconds to drive the Bug Racer at the farthest distance in a straight line.
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