You have seen it, you have heard about it, now you can have it. Yes, it is the 100% hands-free operated, wireless, lidded waste disposal system. The lid of the waste bin will open instantly when you approach and will close automatically within 3 seconds after trash has been released and hand moves away. Lid will remain open if your hand is still within 6 inches range of the garbage can. An inner retainer ring is included to hold the trash bag inside and concealed for a beautiful look. Operates wirelessly using four size "D" batteries to open and close roughly 10,000 times, or about 6 months average. Note: This trash can is made by NineStars Group USA Inc., original inventor and manufacturer of these "electronic inductive trash bins" since 2003. Quality is guaranteed by a 1-year warranty through manufacturer (NineStars Group USA). THIS IS THE NEWEST 2007 MODEL LINE.