its not a car but ford's high-tech noise-cancelling doghouse
 

its not a car but ford's high-tech noise-cancelling doghouse

tis’ the time of festive cheer and joy…but not for dogsin fact many people are gearing up for a season of fireworks and anxious pets. its a december miracle then, that ford has built a noise-cancelling doghouse offering pets some relief from the most manic month of the year. it’s quiet kennel prototype is a modern, minimalistic kennel designed to prevent your pup from feeling the fear of fireworks.

ford introduces not a car but a high-tech noise-cancelling doghouse quiet kennel

images courtesy of ford europe

 

 

to create the quiet kennel ford europe took its active noise control technology out of the car and put it into a doghouse. like ford’s edge SUV, the kennel detects explosions with microphones and counteracts them by pumping out frequencies that mitigate the sounds or eliminate them altogether. 

ford introduces not a car but a high-tech noise-cancelling doghouse quiet kennel

 

 

the ability to cancel out sound is down to the multi-layering of materials with sound deadening properties. the outer layer is made up of a soundproof ventilation which encases acoustic isolation panels and a third and final layer which hosts active noise-canceling speakers to dull the booms of fireworks. unfortunately the kennel is only a prototype at this stage, much like ford’s smart crib which was unveiled earlier, stimulating the conditions of driving to put babies to sleep.

ford introduces not a car but a high-tech noise-cancelling doghouse quiet kennel

 

 

project info

 

manufacturers: ford europe

product name: quiet kennel

  • …that is, if the dog understood the instruction; “Sparky, Go inside if it gets noisy.”

    Jimmy

    Jimmy Xi says:
  • To be honest, this is a good idea! Is available for cats too??

    Nurul Atikah says:

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