This Doggie Wearable Claims to Detect Your Dogâ€™s Emotions
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DogStar Lifeâ€™s new TailTalk claims that it can read your dogâ€™s emotions by the motions of its tail. â€śTail wagging is asymmetric and includes complex emotional signals that the human eye cannot recognize," theÂ IndieGoGo pageÂ for the project reads. But what you canâ€™t read, an accelerometer and gyroscope allegedly can.
The â€śFitbit-like deviceâ€ť is attached to a petâ€™s tail, and connected via Bluetooth to the ownerâ€™s phone. Like the Fitbit, it monitors movements throughout the day.Â
According to Mike Karp, COO of DogStar Life, the movement tracking data is based onÂ researchÂ from the University of Bari Aldo Moro and other input from Cornell Universityâ€™s College of Veterinary Medicine.