A researcher from Georgia Tech is working on giving dogs the ability to talk to humans, and it could have huge potential for service dogs.
Melody Moore Jackson, creator and director of Georgia Tech’s BrainLab, is creating computerized vests for dogs so they can “speak.”
This could have huge potential for service dogs who often need to communicate to get help. If the dog’s owner is unconscious, the dog could more easily get help from a passerby using the vest. When the vest is activated, it can send a message like “excuse me my owner needs your attention,” Jackson demoed during an NPR interview.
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