G-PAWS – DISCOVERING PET ADVENTURES
G-PAWS is a new data recorder that uses GPS technology to record where your cat goes at night or how far and fast your dog runs when off the lead. Please note that this device cannot provide real-time information. (See MT 90)
HOW IT WORKS
The G-PAWS unit uses a high-sensitivity multi-channel GPS receiver that detects and records its position every five seconds. The receiver is accurate to a couple of metres and will continue to work even when positioned under the pet’s neck. The ‘tracklog’ of where the pet has traveled is stored on the unit with the capacity to store hundreds of journeys which can be downloaded and saved as a GPX file onto any web-based browser.
When the memory is full, new journeys automatically ‘over-write’ the oldest journeys in the same way as other ‘loop recording’ devices.
It is robust, weatherproof and super-light (only around 12g), meaning your pet will hardly notice it. It’s even light enough for a pigeon to wear. It attaches easily to any sized collar using a soft silicone-rubber case that the unit can be popped in and out of. There are also two Velcro straps for oversized collars.It’s a great way to find out what your cat gets up to at night, how far your dog walks or, if you pay for a dog walker, G-PAWS is the ideal way to ensure your pooch is getting enough exercise.
G-PAWS is powered by an internal Lithium-Polymer battery, giving it eight hours continual use. The GPS chip also has a motion-detector that ‘powers-down’ the unit when not in motion for more than five minutes so when at rest the unit will not drain power. Ideal for lazy cats and dozing dogs.Your pet’s adventures are transferred to any PC or laptop via the supplied USB cable, which also charges the unit (four hours from flat to full)
To buy the Cat Tracking device, please visit www.g-paws.com