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FitBark monitors your dog's 'BarkScore,' we go eyes-on (video)

Brian Heater
05.01.13
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Granted, dogs tend to be a bit more vocal than, say, hydroponic plants, but sometimes it's tough for busy owners to know precisely when their furry best friend is getting enough activity. FitBark, yet another Kickstarter candidate showing its goods on the floor of TechCrunch Disrupt's Hardware Alley, is a bone-shaped wearable computer than hooks onto your dog's collar. The device communicates with either a home base (shaped, naturally, like a doghouse) or your smartphone. The company's got an iOS app (with Android on the way) that monitors your dog's activity, awarding the pup a "BarkScore" out of 100. That's an, um, "quantified woof," according to the company.

FitBark still has 29 days left to hit its lofty $100,000 goal, and a pledge of $99 or more will get you in on the first batch of devices. Check out a video pitch of the device after the break.

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