The suit measures the activity level of a rescue dog (best weight: 1,5 kg) by combination of ECG, an inertia sensor, a microphone and a GPS sensor providing telemetric information on location and on the comfort or discomfort of the animal. It was shown that a reliable correlation exists between heart rate variability (HRV) obtained from ECG and pleasant/unpleasant emotions using machine learning.

JST news release, November 2, 2017