Recently, Xiaomi has been China’s number one smart devices manufacturer ranging itself from smartphones to a number of smart devices. In recent news, Xiaomi has announced the 339th product under the crowdfunding platform and it is the Furrytail Pet Smart Feeder. The gadget comes with an affordable 199 yuan ($28) price tag and is presently available on Xiaomi Youpin for funding. The product will start shipping on June 30.
Pet Smart Feeder
The name is pretty much self-explanatory. The gadget is designed to provide food for the pet at home. The device functions in the same way as a feed trough, however, the main difference is that there is a food storage compartment. The unique design helps the food to smartly trickle down from the storage compartment into the feeding trough.
The smart feeder also has a helper smart app control. It can be used to set the time intervals food should be delivered. If you are traveling on a business trip or busy with trivial matters, you will be able to take care of your pet’s healthy diet. The gadget guarantees three meals a day and lets the pet eat on time. The only prerequisite is for you to set the time and quantity of food that should be dispensed.
Build & Structure
The pet smart feeder comes with an innovative six-part structure with a brushed soft rubber. The intuitive structure ensures the food doesn’t get clogged in the process of serving. It has a 4L storage capacity which can hold 2kg of cat or dog food. The pet food is evenly divided into 6g / serving, to avoid accumulation and congestion in the grain process.
Further, the grain storage bucket contains ABS plastic as its build material while the food bowl is a 304 stainless steel bowl which effectively reduces bacterial growth. The top cover has a silicone ring with triple locks while the main supply unit has a built-in drying box. The silicone sealing ring and the triple locks effectively block air from entering in order to prevent oxidation of the pet food.
Being the smart gadget it is, the smart feeder even notifies the own when there is no food in the feeder with the ring LED light. The LED light goes off and it continues to blink continuously. Also, an alert pops up on the connected smartphone via the app, reminding the owner to add food in time. There is even a smart weighing module at the bottom of the bowl which monitors the weight of the pet food at any time. You can check on the app to know how much food the pet eats daily. Through the Furrytail app, you can regularly and quantitatively feed the pet, since you know its dietary pattern.