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About this project

How does iMyK9 Work?

When the iMyK9 Cellular Monitor is turned on and in range of the iMyK9 Sensor tag, the iMyK9 phone app will turn on automatically, creating a secure connection between the cellular monitor and your phone. 

On your iPhone or Android Phone, you will then be able to: 

  • See current vehicle temperature, humidity and "feels like" temperature
  • See and hear your pet
  • Touch a button to talk to your pet
  • Get alerts if conditions become unsafe (too hot - 85 F/ too cold - 32 F) or you lose connectivity. Up to 4 rescue contacts can be setup to receive text message alerts if you don't respond within 90 seconds.
iMyK9 System Diagram
iMyK9 System Diagram

 

Who needs iMyK9?

Anyone who travels with their pet, runs errands with their pet, RVs with their pet, or travels with working dogs has times where they may need to leave their animal in the car for a short period. iMyK9 keeps you connect and keeps your pet protected. 

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Why Kickstarter?

Kickstarter funds will be primarily used to fund manufacturing. 

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 Why do you want to be in our "First Litter"?

The First Litter is our VIP program, our way of giving back to the people who purchase the first 1000 units. 

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Risks and challenges

At this phase in development, our largest challenges are 1) raising capital for inventory, 2) working with a national cellular carrier best cellular coverage, and 3) achieving FCC certification on PC board / Bluetooth tags prior to shipment.

Additionally, there is controversy around leaving dogs in cars. We believe our product provides a constant virtual presence so your dog is never alone. In order to succeed, we need animal lovers to accept this as a reality. iMyK9 is a tool to help prevent dogs from dying of heat stroke in vehicles. iMyK9 keeps you connected and your pet protected.

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    iMyK9 M1 Temp Sensor - Super Early Bird

    Keep a watchful eye on your animals with the iMyK9 M1 Temp Sensor. Built with the same internal PCB board, and Bluetooth technology, the temp sensor relays temperature and carbon monoxide levels to your phone, and generates an alert if conditions become unsafe. A one-year cellular contract is required. Estimated monthly charge between $12-20.

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    iMyK9 M1 Temp Sensor - Early Bird

    Keep a watchful eye on your animals with the iMyK9 M1 Temp Sensor. Built with the same internal PCB board, and Bluetooth technology, the temp sensor relays temperature and carbon monoxide levels to your phone, and generates an alert if conditions become unsafe. A one-year cellular contract is required. Estimated monthly charge between $12-20.

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    iMyK9 M1 Temp Sensor

    Keep a watchful eye on your animals with the iMyK9 M1 Temp Sensor. Built with the same internal PCB board, and Bluetooth technology, the temp sensor relays temperature and carbon monoxide levels to your phone, and generates an alert if conditions become unsafe. A one-year cellular contract is required. Estimated monthly charge between $12-20.

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    iMyK9 Pet Monitor - Super Early Bird

    iMyK9 is a “baby monitor” in your car for your pet. It helps you keep an “eye on my canine.”

    When traveling with your furry family members, you may need to step away from the vehicle. iMyK9 provides a constant virtual presence so your pet is NEVER alone. iMyK9 allows you to see hear and talk to your pet. Plus, it provides temperature monitoring and alerts if conditions become unsafe. A one-year cellular contract is required. Estimated monthly charge between $35-50.

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    iMyK9 Pet Monitor - Early Bird

    iMyK9 is a “baby monitor” in your car for your pet. It helps you keep an “eye on my canine.”

    When traveling with your furry family members, you may need to step away from the vehicle. iMyK9 provides a constant virtual presence so your pet is NEVER alone. iMyK9 allows you to see hear and talk to your pet. Plus, it provides temperature monitoring and alerts if conditions become unsafe.A one-year cellular contract is required. Estimated monthly charge between $35-50.

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    • iMyK9 Pet Monitor System
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    iMyK9 Pet Monitor

    iMyK9 is a “baby monitor” in your car for your pet. It helps you keep an “eye on my canine.”

    When traveling with your furry family members, you may need to step away from the vehicle. iMyK9 provides a constant virtual presence so your pet is NEVER alone. iMyK9 allows you to see hear and talk to your pet. Plus, it provides temperature monitoring and alerts if conditions become unsafe. A one-year cellular contract is required. Estimated monthly charge between $35-50.

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    • iMyK9 Pet Monitor System
    • Green Light-Up LED Collar
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