From Yap to Growl, Israeli Device Dogs Intruders

[Reuters/ Washington Post] Corinne Heller - The Israeli firm Bio-Sense Technologies says dogs have better night vision than humans and a vastly superior sense of smell and hearing. Using computers to analyze 350 barks, the company found that dogs of all breeds and sizes barked the same alarm when they sensed a threat, and has designed a security system with sensors that can pick up the dogs' "alarm bark" and alert the human operators. The dog bark-reader is just one of a batch of innovative security systems to emerge from Israel, which Forbes in December called "the go-to country for anti-terrorism technologies."

2007-01-03 01:00:00

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