Pet owners that need to leave their animals during the day or for extended periods of time may be interested in a new robot pet companion and personal assistant called MIA, which has been designed by Kolony Robotic located in Saguenay, Canada. Designed to provide a companion to cats and dogs the MIA robot companion is capable of providing treats, keeping your pet entertained and allowing you remote visual monitoring at any time.
Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the friendly robot designed specifically for cats and dogs, which is launched by Kickstarter this week to raise the required funds to make the jump into production. The MIA pet robot is now available for “extremely early” bird backers at CAD$169 or approximately £97. Offering a considerable 45 percent discount off the recommended retail price which will kick in once the crowdfunding campaign comes to an end.
“Our robot is the first interactive toy that moves throughout your house on its own, avoiding obstacles and stairs. Your pet will follow it around and MIA will even reward him with a treat every now and then.” For details and full specifications follow the link below where a full list of all available pledges is available for your perusal.