Sony Makes Cats Tweet With Wearable Lifelogging Device


Sony Makes Cats Tweet With Wearable Lifelogging Device

Sony Computer Science Laboratories (CSL) Inc exhibited a lifelogging device for cats at Open House 2010, which took place May 28, 2010. The lifelogging device, which was prototyped in collaboration with the University of Tokyo, is equipped with a camera, an acceleration sensor, a GPS, etc to record the activities of a cat. Using the data collected by the acceleration sensor, etc, the device deduces the activities of a cat such as walking, sleeping and eating.

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  1. Mr Lee has done similar devices: http://www.mr-lee-catcam.de/

    The cam/gps were in separate collars though.

    Here are sample pics of the catcam: http://www.mr-lee-catcam.de/pe_cc_u.htm

  2. Chris Spurgeon

    With my cat you could just make a device that always returns a status of “sleeping” and be 90% accurate.

  3. ^LOL.

    Ahh the ever interesting life of a cat.
    BTW, Love the verification!!

  4. So…

    When is Mosfet getting the Adafruit-version?

  5. cats only have 3 modes of operation, and two of those are sleep modes.

  6. OK….I want one for my cat….and every member of my family….please kit one!….pretty please?….

  7. FWIW, Harry, my good kitty, DID NOT WANT a collar on him. I doubt he would like this on him…

  8. Our cat won’t even keep a flea collar on…

  9. Check out Mr. Lee for sample photos. I’d love to get one for our cat, but I’m not sure I’d survive the installation process.

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