If you are a pet owner, you have wondered what the heck your pet is thinking. Now, with the help of a South Korean smart dog collar you can know what your pet is thinking and feeling.
Petpuls has created an A.I. (artificial Intelligence) smart dog collar that can detect five emotions in dogs by using voice recognition to monitor their barks and collect data. The data collected then tells owners through their smartphone application if their dog is:
It also tracks dogs' physical activity and rest.
Andrew Gil, director of global marketing at Lab, told Reuters-
"This device gives a dog a voice so that humans can understand,"
Since 2017 the company has gathered and analyzed different type of dogs and their barks. They have developed a proprietary algorithm based on that database of more than 10,000 samples from 50 breeds of dogs.
According to Seoul National University, which tested the device the company says is the first of its kind to be powered by AI voice recognition technology - the collar has a 90% average accuracy rate of emotional recognition,
Petpuls Lab started marketing the collar online in October last year at $99.The global dog population also grew 18% the same year to 489 million.
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