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back to article Google Glass going to the dogs: FIDO project computerizes canines

Google's head-mounted Glass computers may be the hipster fashion item of choice, but a pilot project by the Georgia Institute of Technology has built a system that uses them to communicate with our canine companions. Dubbed FIDO – a rather labored acronym for Facilitating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations – the system …

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Just great

"Jackson said the team is investigation if the dogs could power their own devices using peizoelectronics to generate current from the hound's movement. Given the vigor with which dogs scratch and lick themselves, this could be a potent form of power."

As if the two sequels weren't bad enough, now the Matrix has officially gone to the dogs!

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"Given the vigor with which dogs scratch and lick themselves, this could be a potent form of power"

Whole new meaning to Powerball.....

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can they adapt it for....

Can we fit them to sharks also and train them?

We might then get a remote-controlled shark... next step is just to add lasers to a shark's dorsal package

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Guard Dog

Incoming message from Rex Slobberchops:

'New man taste bad. He make mess on floor. Rubbed his nose in it. Please clean up.'

Incoming video from Rex Slobberchops: Title - 'Rex Teabag Bad Man'

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"Incoming video from Rex Slobberchops: Title - 'Rex Teabag Bad Man'"

Tough to do after being neutered....

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So it's like more like 'Google dogs' then...

Now all we need is some advertisements for steak and dog food...

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Figuring Interacting with Dogs Out

Slightly clunky, but at least it doesn't sound as though a committee thought of it.

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I expected a better headline for this.

"Hardware Mounted Doggy-style".

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Oh deity...

It's "Text From Dog" in real life. http://textfromdog.tumblr.com/

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