Russian-made GPS dog tracker spots your pet’s location and monitors obesity

A group of Russian developers has come up with a gadget that many dog owners have been dreaming of. Spotty, a sleek 4.5-centimeter aluminum chip attached to a dog’s collar, identifies a pet’s location using GPS coordinates and a 3G modem, monitors its physical activity with the help of accelerometer and transfers real-time data to the owner’s smartphone through an iOS or Android app.


Spotty’s developers say that the gadget’s main function, the dogs’ locator, has the potential to make the lives of dog owners much easier. Meanwhile the fitness tracker will help to tackle obesity, one of the most widely spread health conditions among pets.


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