no more woof translates animal thoughts into english
no more woof translates animal thoughts into english
dec 20, 2013

no more woof translates animal thoughts into english

‘no more woof’ translates animal thoughts into english
all images courtesy of the nordic society for invention and discovery




your dog will soon speak its mind wearing ‘no more woof‘, a small wearable gadget that converts animal thoughts into human language. the brainchild of the nordic society for invention and discovery, a scandinavian research lab, uses the latest technology in micro computing and EEG to recognize the pet’s brain waves and spell them out in english through an attached loudspeaker, for the prototypes they are currently developing. breaking the communication barrier between people and man’s best friend, the design team is working towards establishing different voices and tones, which would fit the personality and gender of individual pets. at the moment, the device only speaks english, but models in mandarin, french and spanish are anticipated soon. the three variations of ‘no more woof’, with distinctive degrees of functionality in development, can pre-ordered through indiegogo



no more woof by the nordic society for invention and discovery
video courtesy of ST



the technology behind the device is the result of three different sectors: EEG-sensoring, micro computing and brain-computer interface (BCI) software. there are a spectrum of specific patterns within the mind that define the feeling of tiredness, hunger, anger and curiosity — some of the most easily detected neural sequences. the EEG reader records the swarm of electrical signals that every mammal creates and transports in the same way when they think, while the BCI detects, analyzes and translates the brainwaves of dogs into comprehensive thoughts using raspberry pi, which handles this process directly inside the device.



no more woof translates animal thoughts into english
a dog wears the prototype of ‘no more woof’



no more woof translates animal thoughts into english
the wearable gadget fixed onto the dog’s head

  • As the legendary Gary Larson’s cartoon says, all we will hear from dogs is “Hey! Hey! Hey!” 🙂
    I really never thought this day would come…

    Quelava says:
  • I have a bridge I want to sell you as well

    markjamesdesign says:
  • This is sold as a finilized product but there is no proof of it working.
    This basically a scam!
    Why did designboom publish it?

    tom says:
  • i like how the blonde looks exactly like her dog! is it possible for the brunette girl to wear the device so I can understand what she is saying and what she really means? she is pretty hot! she is not a woof!

    Otto Testiculo says:
  • Squirrel!!

    Veronica says:
  • It’s a Simpsons Baby Talk Translator… obviously stolen from the show with the same intent – to make you laugh!!!

    bilbaggins says:
  • And here I was hoping to hear a dog speak, thanx for wasting my time

    Jaco says:
  • Give me a break. My dog is a dog, not some pseudo human. Just leave the dogs alone and let them woof to their hearts content.

    marie tormey says:
  • I made an app for this. You just attach your phone to the dogs head and it repeats “I want food and sex” constantly.
    Patent pending…

    Peter Strømberg says:

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