Training canines with vibrating vests

December 1st, 2019

Tai was easily trained to respond to commands via painless vibrations in a fabric vest fitted with motors like those in cell phones. Photo: Jonathan Atari. Haptics is the technology of touch. It’s all about understanding how to use the senses of touch and motion to convey meaning, direction or a command. A research team […]

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Animal care and protection

July 1st, 2019

As awareness heightens over the contribution that pets and other animals make to our lives, more attention is being paid to their comfort and well-being. by Pamela Mills-Senn Nobody ever really thinks about how swimming pools might affect frogs, toads, snakes, squirrels, mice and other small critters. Rich Mason, owner of Crownsville, Md.-based FrogLog®, didn’t […]

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