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Play With Your Pet With Telepresence

May 25, 2015 | Telepresence Options


Story and images by Lucy Black / I Programmer

iPetCompanion is a web-based system that lets people view and play with pets remotely. Already a success in animal shelters, it is now looking to provide a home version with a Kickstarter campaign.


A cat called Spot can be given the credit for iPetCompanion, which is an offshoot of Reach-in, a company that has developed technology that can control almost any mechanical device over the internet instantly, and in real time. When one of its engineers was testing a remotely controlled robot arm, it attracted Spot's attention, resulting in hours of play, and this led to the idea the idea of build a pet play system that combines live web viewing with remotely controlled pet toys.

The iPetCompanion website gives anyone, anywhere in the world to play with kittens and puppies in pet institutions located in the United States and has proved a special success with hospitalized children.

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