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24 Hi-Tech Virtual Pets

From Realistic Robo-Cats to Digital iPhone Dogs

— March 8, 2014 — Tech
With advancements in technology, virtual pets become more realistic and responsive, providing better companionship for people who are unable or can’t commit the time to caring for an actual pet.

These pets are are a step up from boring pet rocks, since they are capable of movement and interaction. Since these virtual pets are much less of an investment than getting a new puppy, they make ideal companions for kids. A perfectly pocked-sized example of this is the Tamagotchi, which has become popular once again for children.

The Aquardio is a fish tank is another interesting, more sophisticated piece of technology that lies somewhere between a real and a digital fish tank. By visiting its site, users are connected to a livestreamed video of a real life tank, where fish can be actually be fed by visitors with the press of a button. This is pretty much like being able to enjoy all the benefits of having a beautiful aquarium full of fish, without having to worry at all about maintenance.
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Remote Fish Feeders
Remote Fish Feeders
Users from Around the World Can Feed Fish Through This Virtual Aquarium
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Robot Gaming Pups
Robot Gaming Pups
The Wappy Dog Game Lets You Raise a Virtual Pup in Real-Life
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Nostalgic Virtual Pets
Nostalgic Virtual Pets
The Tamagotchi 15th Anniversary Edition is a Twist on an Old Favorite
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Carefree Robotic Pet Fish
Carefree Robotic Pet Fish
Enjoy Aquatic Critters without the Responsibility with Robo-Fish
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Smartphone Robot Plushies
Smartphone Robot Plushies
Turn Your Phone into a Toy with the Ubooly iPhone/iPod Interactive Pet
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Water-Ready Robotic Fish
Water-Ready Robotic Fish
Hexbot's Robotic Pet Fish are Perfect for Forgetful Owners
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Cute Computer-Animated Eyeballs
Cute Computer-Animated Eyeballs
These Interactive Toys Could Change the Future
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Robotic Pet 90s Fashion
Robotic Pet 90s Fashion
Embrace Your Inner 90s Kid with the Tamagotchi Clothing Line
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Smartphone-Controlled Fake Pets
Smartphone-Controlled Fake Pets
The OMNIBOT i-SODOG Lets You Raise a Dog via Your iPhone
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Virtual Handheld Pets
Virtual Handheld Pets
Tamagotchi iD L Adds New Features and Designs to an Old Classic
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Robotic Jungle Cats
Robotic Jungle Cats
The Cheetah Bot is Unbelievably Fast and Furious
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Robotic Aquatic Creatures
Robotic Aquatic Creatures
The Robofish by Takara Tomy Makes Owning a Pet Super Low Maintenance
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Japanese Talking Toy Puppies
Japanese Talking Toy Puppies
The 'Keitai Wanko' Interactive Puppy Communicates with a Fake Phone
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Dependable Domestic Pets
Dependable Domestic Pets
The Madra Side Table in Inanimate, Ever-Attentive and at Your Disposal
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Toy-Resurrecting Apps
Toy-Resurrecting Apps
The Tamagotchi iPhone App Lets You Relive Your Childhood
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Interactive Digital Aquariums
Interactive Digital Aquariums
The Deep Blue Aquarium Lets You Play and Interact With Aquatic Life
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Pet Robots
Pet Robots
'Sakadachi Nian-Chan' by SegaToys is Much Like Getting a Real Cat
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Hi-Tech Virtual Aquariums
Hi-Tech Virtual Aquariums
The Interactive Fish Tank Allows People to Take Care of Digital Fishes
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Digital Pup Detectives
Digital Pup Detectives
The Bionic Dog Sniff Can Identify and React to Anything
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Furry Pet Robots
Furry Pet Robots
The Cuddlebot by Anna Flagg Creates an Emotional Connection with Users
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Realistic Robo-Cats
Realistic Robo-Cats
Sega's Revolutionary 'Dream Cat Venus' Response System
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Downloadable Digital Animals
Downloadable Digital Animals
These Digital Pets are a Sound Solution to the Real Thing
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Newborn Puppy Bots
Newborn Puppy Bots
Rescue Critters Pet Manikins Help Train Animal Care Providers
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Digital iPhone Dogs
Digital iPhone Dogs
The Bandai SmartPet Transforms a Smart Phone into a Loveable Companion
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