What if they had their own computers? Sounds silly, right? Because only humans use technology.
According to The Telegraph, scientists are designing computers for dogs, so they can play, operate household appliances, and communicate with their humans. Wouldn't it be cool if they could answer the phone?
Part of the problem with current technology is that dogs aren't used to doing stuff with their paws. They can learn to poke buttons, but using their noses and mouths comes easier.
This doesn't have to be an obstacle; more and more devices such as cell phones use gestures to control what happens. The iPhone, for instance, has motion sensitive technology that allows users to control it with a shake.
Computers for dogs sounds like science fiction, but the devices might be here before we know it. A British team is working on computer based toys and games for animals to teach them how to use devices. They've been awarded a grant to develop kennels with computer technology.
Read the entire article here, and check out this video!
~ Maria Sadowski ~