US 9,807,982 B2
Pet health monitoring and analysis
Edward Hall, Wilmington, NC (US)
Filed by Edward Hall, Wilmington, NC (US)
Filed on Jul. 2, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/791,179.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/019,909, filed on Jul. 2, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0000090 A1, Jan. 5, 2017
Int. Cl. G08B 23/00 (2006.01); A01K 29/00 (2006.01)
CPC A01K 29/005 (2013.01) 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An apparatus comprising:
a pet recognition unit configured to be attached to a pet;
a plurality of modules, each module of the plurality of the modules responsive to a proximity of the pet recognition unit and configured to collect information relating to the pet, wherein a first module of the plurality of modules includes a pet bed, wherein the pet may ingress or egress the pet bed from multiple directions, and wherein the information includes bed related data, the pet bed comprising:
a sensor configured to collect the bed related data, wherein the bed related data includes at least two of: a pet weight, a duration of a resting occurrence, and a number of times a resting occurrence occurs during a period of time; and
a hub including a processor executing program code configured to selectively communicate with each of the plurality of modules, wherein a communication link is established between each module of the plurality of modules and the hub.