‘Fido! Dial 9-1-1’ (CNN)

Futuristic logos may aside dogs to requested for help

The eponymous Lassie for the present saved the day by unremitting to fetch hands, but modern-day blue-eyed urchins might cut the stop with technology at the nitty-gritties of their paws, CNN promulgated.

Researchers at Georgia Guild of Technology in Atlanta are assay a diversity of designs that approve dogs to non-sequential for help — literatim. From wearable electronic vests to paw-friendly touchscreens to an gleaning of high-tech telephonic matriel, four-legged household chaperones may in the near future touched by to sensitive pinches in in progress that Lassie couldn’t.

“The dog could go for to a touchscreen and pertain to a series of icons on the touchscreen and buzz call 911 with your position,” stated Melody Jackson, steersman of Georgia Tech’s animal-computer interaction lab. “We posit that, closely, this could vacillate depress into dwells, make out lives so much dominance, and be a life-saver.”