CleverPet: Fulfilling Idle Pets Cognitive Needs with Leo Trottier

CleverPet: Fulfilling Idle Pets Cognitive Needs with Leo Trottier


Last time, we featured CleverPet Inc. founder & CEO, Leo Trottier to discuss about the company’s gamified device, CleverPet. Successfully funded on Kickstarter, the device provides engaging stimulation for a more active lifestyle desired by bored, lonely dogs.

Watch the full interview below to learn about:

  • How does CleverPet works and what are its capabilities?
  • How did the idea of creating a interactive gamified device for dogs came about?
  • What would game design looks like from a dog’s perspective? Would the design and interaction differ if it was made for cats?
  • How did the team go about tested the design gamified device?
  • What kind of complex behaviors the devices aims to instill beyond basic gameplay stimulation?
  • Were there concerns raised on the the impact of applying operant conditioning on pets?

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