The 'Buddy' Smart Collar for Dogs Can Monitor and Track Wandering Pets

By: David Ingram - Aug 16, 2015
References: kickstarter & gizmag
Keeping tabs on your canine companion has never been easy with the illuminated 'Buddy' smart collar. Designed by tech company Squeaker, this advanced accessory has a number of features making it an all-in-one solution for monitoring your dog's behavior.

Available in different sizes depending on breed, this smart collar comes equipped with GPS that allows you to track your pet's location in real time. The collar can also be set with a smartphone app to alert you if your pet leaves a predetermined geo-fenced area, and also record the daily amount of activity it receives.

The collar also comes equipped with LED light for improved visibility at night that can be customized by color, brightness and even a specific flashing pattern depending on preference. It can even sync up with other devices in your home, such as a smart thermostat that will automatically adjust depending on if your pet is too hot or cold according to the collar's built-in temperature sensor.