Wearable devices are the new trend in the market at the movement, and the wearable devices are not only available for humans. But also for your pets that a company called Whistle has developed a wearable device that can be attached to your Pet’s Collar. And with the help of an App on your smart phone you can track your pets activity through GPS tracking as name of the device suggests.
How does Whistle GPS work?
Whistle GPS is a stylish collar tag which uses GPS technology, and also connects to their Mobile App with a technology Sub-GHz on your device to let you check on your dog or cat’s location with the help of the App and also track their daily activity and health. By tagging the Whistle GPS on your pets Collar which is small and does not cause any discomfort to your pet but is also stylish at the same time.
All the other Wearable devices are mainly using the near range wireless technology like Bluetooth and Wifi, but Whistle GPS is using Sub-GHz technology given by a company called SigFox.
How useful is Whistle GPS for your Pets?
Whistle GPS can be compared with the traditional microchipping and RFID tags which are used in pets all around the world in which to access information on the tags, and chips you need to get to the vet. Have all the required information all of which can be avoided with this tag as you can access and track your pet anytime from anywhere from just your Smartphone. The device is also lot smaller than the usual GPS trackers which are usually bulky and ugly. It is also very user friendly as the whistle GPS app is available for Android and iOS users, so most of the smart phones in the market are covered.
The Whistle GPS is Waterproof that in particular can keep you tension free and not to worry about your dog going into the water and spoiling the tracker. In the Whistle GPS app, you can keep track of your pets activity all through the week. You can check on your dog’s activities while you are sitting at work keeping a track on what your dog is up to whether he is in some mischief around your house or just resting at home.
Pricing and availability:
The Whistle GPS device will be available in the market and for delivery in 2015 and it will be priced at $129 and you will also have to pay $5 as monthly GPS charges. But you can get the Whistle GPS for $49 if you Pre-Order the device from their official website before May 28th, 2014.