Sales Of Dog Language Interpreter Through The Woof

from the ah.--the-Japanese dept

Back in May we posted a story about a company that was working on a "bowlingual" product to translate a dog's bark into what they really mean. You might wonder who, in their right mind, would want such a thing? Apparently, though, there are quite a lot of people in Tokyo hoping for a technological leg up in understanding just what their dogs are saying. Retailers are saying that demand is very high, and they can't keep them in stock. The makers of the device say they may offer ones for other animals as well. Of course, we're still waiting for the device that will help humans understand one another, but perhaps that's hoping for too much.


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    MissinLnk, Sep 30th, 2002 @ 8:41am

    Far Side beat them to it...

    Gary tests out a device that will finally allow humans to understand what dogs are saying:
    HEY!
    HEY HEY HEY! HEY HEY!
    HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEYYYY!

     

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      TOM FANF, Nov 12th, 2002 @ 9:34am

      Re: Far Side beat them to it...

      Would you please tell me where I can get this product in U.S.?
      Thanks a lot!

       

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        J, Dec 9th, 2002 @ 4:19am

        US purchases

        You can't buy it yet overseas. It is still be translated. ;) But, Takara has indeed confirmed that it will be sold outside Japan in 2003

         

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