Leveraging human technology for a man's best friend
They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But the good people behind Waggit envisioned a new way to embrace technology―and monitor those canine tricks. Via a super-smart wearable that’s dedicated to keeping dogs healthy. Some believed they were barking up the wrong tree, but our client knew better. Today, Waggit is a cutting-edge health and happiness monitor for dogs. It leads the pack in smart canine collars because it’s the only one providing actionable intelligence on several key indicators. Tracking health, activity, safety, and nutrition; it can even help train. And since Waggit learns each dog’s personal baseline, the data is even more impactful. Driving proactive, positive change for pet owners and their four-legged friends. But when the dog-loving creatives behind Waggit came to Cogniance a couple of years ago, they needed help converting their great idea into a reality.
Getting from a cool concept to a fantastic end product
The start-up behind Waggit aimed to make a game-changing product―providing early visibility and actionable insights into dogs’ well-being, by leveraging technology. The first all-in-one smart wearable for dogs. Giving pet parents peace of mind. And nurturing healthier, happier, safer dogs.

 Our client came to us to help them deliver a turnkey, market-ready product―from ideation to working device. Fast. They needed a product development and engineering partner who could take them through the design process and POC prototyping. And continue on through product development stages. They knew Cogniance had robust design and health technical expertise, so we became their trusted partner.
Unleashing multi-feature tracking and communication capabilities
Working collaboratively with our partner, we designed and developed an engineering prototype of a smart collar―delivering multiple monitoring capabilities. Health (pulse, respiration rate, body and ambient temperature tracker). Activity (time, distance, speed, sleep patterns). Safety (a virtual fence). A combined fitness tracker and GPS. It also tracks the battery juice on the device. Plus much more. The Waggit collar learns the dog’s baseline, then tracks actionable insights from trend data. And, it communicates relevant alerts to the dog owner.

Cogniance's dedicated work on Waggit positioned it strongly for tail-wagging success. And our co-creative process helped bring it to market swiftly. And in this dog-eat-dog world, isn’t it lovely to have such a life-enhancing product for our beloved canine companions?
Bringing a one-of-a-kind product to market
Our task encompassed complete end-to-end product development. Product exploration and design services (industrial, mechanical, electrical). Development of embedded software and friendly mobile apps (iO and server-based applications). And finally: the Waggit. And through it all, spot-on product and project management, and QA. Exceptional breakthroughs in mechatronics and engineering accelerated a successful delivery. Plus, the collar is both rugged and fetching.
Together, we delivered (and boy, was it fun!)
Cogniance's dedicated work on Waggit positioned it strongly for tail-wagging success. And our co-creative process helped bring it to market swiftly. Fully equipped with the latest innovations in wearable health, activity, and location tracking technology. Empowering owners with tools that help keep their dogs vigorous, safe, and happy. And in this dog-eat-dog world, isn’t it lovely to have such a life-enhancing product for our beloved canine companions?
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