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The Canine Translator

 - Jun 24, 2006
References: coolest-gadgets
The canine translator was developed in Japan (where else) from the voiceprints of 5000 samples of dog barks. The device was developed by Dr. Matsumi Suzuki, whom we've already featured for his work in trying to simulate the voice of the enigmatic Mona Lisa from an analysis of her bone structure.
By making a digital analysis of the library of canine barks, Dr. Suzuki established that the barks fell into 6 distinct patterns. By cross-referencing the 6 patterns with the body language of the dogs as determined by their owners, Dr Suzuki matched the 6 important types of bark with the following emotions: