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hands free

With regard to cellphones, it refers to a wireless microphone and speaker. To avoid holding the phone by hand, hands-free headsets and car systems use Bluetooth transmission to synchronize with the user's cellphone within a range of about 30 feet. See Bluetooth.

Hands Free and Audio
"Hands Free" and "Audio" may appear as a menu option in hands-free car systems because smartphones are both cellphones and music players. The Hands Free refers to telephoning, and Audio refers to listening to music. See Bluetooth audio.
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The TomTom Hands Free Car Kit comes in two versions to support iPhone and micro USB compatible smartphones such as Android phones with the possibility to automatically pair two mobile devices simultaneously.
By allowing the operator to view information superimposed over their field of view, the Nomad System enables users to stay focused on the surrounding scene with their hands free.
According to the report from the Department of Trade and Industry hands free sets reduce, rather than increase, the amount of exposure to electromagnetic fields.