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We are building a robot that plays with cats and dogs, gives them treats, keeps them active and reduces anxiety.
We are building a robot that plays with cats and dogs, gives them treats, keeps them active and reduces anxiety.
219 backers pledged CA$ 46,001 to help bring this project to life.

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MIA is an autonomous robot that will become best friends with your dog, cat or both! 

Our robot is the first interactive toy that moves throughout your house on its own, avoiding obstacles and stairs. Your pet will follow it around and MIA will even reward him with a treat every now and then.

Your pet will be healthier, have more fun, reduce its separation anxiety and even lose some weight.  

MIA is perfect for cats suffering from obesity, dogs that can't be left alone at home and dogs with barking problems. But really, every pet likes MIA.

MIA will change the life of your best friends.

MIA is 100% automatic. Simply choose the time of day when you want your pet to exercise and receive treats. MIA will do the rest!

 MIA is designed to be fun for your pet and easy for you to operate. We are cats and dogs owners, we know exactly what you want in an interactive toy.

  • 100% autonomous 
  • Customizable eye colour 
  • Versatile dry food dispenser 
  • Impact detection system 
  • Stair detection system 
  • Works on hard floors and carpets 
  • IoT ecosystem technology 
  • Easy start function 
  • Intuitive app 
  • Bite-proof 
  • Strong polymer construction 
  • Auto-stop tilt system 

The vast majority of cat and dog owners could use a little MIA in their life!  

Our surveys show that 90% of dog owners find it hard to leave their dog when they are away and 85% feel their dog is bored when left alone at home.

Dogs like to play and stay active. Sometimes life gets in the way and you can't exercise with your dog as much as you'd like. MIA keeps them moving and happy.  

We know cats are more independent than dogs. Still, when we asked cat owners, we found out that 83% thought it was hard to leave their cat alone at home and 72% felt their cat was bored.  

Cats like to hunt for their food.Making cats work for their kibble is a great way to prevent and treat obesity. MIA gives food throughout the day and will keep your feline happy all day.

REWARD YOUR PET

Mia is equipped with a versatile treat dispenser that will work with multiple sizes and shapes of treats or kibble, meaning that you can use your pet’s favorite brand. Mia will reward your pet during the day as per your settings using our intuitive App. 

FULLY AUTOMATIC

Equipped with multiple sensors, MIA will navigate by itself throughout your house avoiding obstacles and stairs while making sure that your pet is having fun.

INTUITIVE APP

MIA comes with an intuitive app that lets you adjust the settings of your robot such as the number of treats it will give every day, the number of times MIA plays with your pet during the day, the speed of MIA depending on your pet’s behaviour and many more.

IoT ECOSYSTEM FOR PETS

The Mia Ecosystem is the first IoT system for pets. Kolony Robotic offers a complete system composed of Mia, the WoofBox and the MIACAM. MIA can be used as a single unit, but when connected with the WoofBox and the MIACAM, the result will be greatly improved!

1. FILL MIA WITH TREATS

 2. LEAVE HOME WITH PEACE OF MIND

3. MIA PLAYS WITH AND REWARDS YOUR PET ALL DAY

 4. CONNECT WITH YOUR PET

 5. FEEL CONFIDENT YOUR PET IS HAPPY

Is your pet chew-happy? Don't worry, MIA was designed with that in mind.

MIA is made from a very strong polymer inspired by the sports industry that will withstand your pet playing roughly with it. MIA's rounded shape was also developed to make it hard for your pet to grab or chew it.   

MIA is also equipped with an auto-stop function. If MIA is tipped over, it will enter safe mode during which it stops all activity until it get back on its wheels. But don't worry, this won't take long, as turning over is easy because of MIA's dome-like shape.

 MIA can be activated at specific times and is a fun addition to your pet's life on its own. But why stop there? We've created a whole ecosystem around MIA to suit all your needs.

WOOFBOX

If you are worry that your dog barks while you’re away, the WoofBox will send you a notification via your app. You can then reprogram MIA with your smartphone. The WoofBox can also be set to instantly activate MIA to play with and distract your dog. You won’t have to worry about anymore!  

MIACAM  

With the MIACAM, you can see your furry friend on your smartphone from everywhere. The camera can be placed anywhere, as the camera can be placed anywhere in the house. During the activation of MIA, the camera will turn on so that you will never have to miss a moment of your dog's or cat's live. As cat and dog owners ourselves, we know that sometimes we can’t stop wandering just what they are up to.  

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ECOSYSTEM

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We would like to thank the following collaborators who are helping to launch MIA!

Risks and challenges

Developing a brand new product is very challenging. Kolony Robotic has been working on the development of MIA for the last two years and has been working closely with our future customers, making sure that we meet their expectations. Our team knows the importance of value proposition.

Mia is a high-tech, and was a real technical challenge for our engineering team. The balance between superb functionality and customer needs was an important point to consider in order to focus our efforts on the essential key features of MIA.

The Kolony Robotic's team has a strong knowledge of supply-chain development. Each of our suppliers is being pre-qualified to ensure quality product and delivery.

The MIA project is supported by the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program(NRC-IRAP) and MIA’s technology is presently under patent approval.

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