You Can Let Your Dog Out With Your Phone Thanks To This Smart Doggie Door
Have you ever felt guilty for leaving your dog cooped up inside the house for hours at a time? Well now, if you’re willing to shell out the big bucks ($3,000, to be exact) for a smart new dog door, you can kiss those feelings goodbye.
Enter: Garage door company Chamberlain Group’s myQ Pet Portal, a fully-automated, internet-connected dog door that gives your pup the freedom to go outside whenever they want, or lets you remotely activate it yourself.
“As COVID-19 restrictions lift, many dogs will experience a dramatic change in their routine,” said Beril Altiner, Director of Product Marketing for Chamberlain Group, said in a statement. “The myQ Pet Portal can help alleviate some of the stress and expenses that might come along as schedules change. It’s a secure and convenient way to make sure your dog can go outside when they need to, while also giving you access to your best friend anytime through your smartphone.
Pet parents can enjoy further peace of mind by checking in on pets throughout the day. The myQ Pet Portal comes with two 1080p cameras that beam encrypted video into your phone anywhere in the world through the myQ pet app. You’ll also get Amazon S3 servers, IR an dlight-touch safety sensors to prevent any scrapes, an encrypted Bluetooth Low Energy beacon that goes around your dog’s neck, and microphones and speakers that allow you to talk to your pet. The doggy door app will even track your furry friends’ comings and goings via an automatic diary.
The myQ Pet Portal comes integrated in a select offering of Kolbe doors with a variety of material and color options to fit your home’s aesthetic. A bonus? It’s basically unnoticeable from the outside, blending into your back door so pesky neighborhood squirrels won’t be able to take advantage of it. And it works for dogs as tiny as 10 pounds and as big as 90 pounds, ensuring that your furry friend can safely make it inside, regardless of size. This isn’t your parents’ dog door!