Whistle Health Wearable for Your Dog
Whistle Activity Monitor is essentially a wearable fitness tracker for your dog much like the wristbands we’ve seen for ourselves from the likes of Nike, Jawbone, and countless others.
Designed to be worn by your dog all day, Whistle is ruggedised and waterproof (IPX-7) so it can go wherever your dog goes whilst relaying data to an app on your Smartphone. measures your dog’s daily activities and periods of rest, which can be checked via the app on your Smartphone.
Whistle Activity Monitor Specs
The stylish and durable coin shaped tag weighs in at just 16g, and attaches to your dog’s collar. Inside is a sensitive 3-axis accelerometer, which monitors and tracks your dog’s movements so it can tell whether your dog is walking, playing, or resting. The Whistle is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which charges via USB and can last up to 7 days on a single charge. And it comes equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 (Classic and Low Energy) for pairing with your Smartphone, and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz) for further data-synchronisation.
The Whistle App
The Whistle app enables you to check up on your dog wherever you are and see highlights of the day, receive notifications of key milestones reaches, and alert you to changes in your dog’s behaviour. Daily goals can be set by yourself, and you can compare the data collected with the daily activities of similar dogs based on breed, age, and weight. It is also possible to create multiple users for one Whistle account, so every member of your family can play a part; sharing photos and notes to keep one another informed.
Whats next for Whistle?
The company motto is ‘Improving the lives of pets as they do ours’ and Whistle is currently supported by veterinary research and could become an even more practical smart device in future by helping you and your vet to make more informed decisions about your dog’s health.