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New tech aims to improve communication between dogs and humans

Researchers have developed a suite of technologies that can be used to enhance communication between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything from search and rescue to service dogs to training our pets. The platform itself is a harness that fits comfortably onto the dog, and which is equipped with a variety of technologies. The technology also includes physiological sensors that monitor things like heart rate and body temperature. The sensors not only track a dog’s physical well-being, but can offer information on a dog’s emotional state, such as whether it is excited or stressed.

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