Anser is a
The funding will support the spring 2014 launch of PetChatz, lets owners use a smartphone or other Internet-enabled device to see and talk to their dogs and other pets.
"This is a very exciting and significant time for Anser as we ready the launch of our debut pet product and go deeper into development on our healthcare line," CEO
"We appreciate the
Lavin, who has 20 years' experience in commercializing health care and animal care products, says the technology one day can assist the elderly and dependent children. Lavin is a 2012 graduate of the entrepreneur education and certification program created by the Minnesota Angel Network.
The PetChatz system, available for pre-order, has attracted buzz in the pet trade and technology media. In addition, Anser is working on a remote medication-management system for elders and other populations.
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