myQ Pet Portal – More and more new smart home products are coming onto the market. And not only are these useful for us as humans, but a smart home product can also be an asset for your pet. Similarly, this smart product from the myQ brand, a smart dog flap that works with a camera and various sensors.
myQ Pet Portal – Smart dog flap in your door
You don’t buy the smart dog flap separately and you don’t have to install it in your own door. MyQ sells the entire door with the smart dog flap already installed. The smart home dog flap has a camera that recognizes when your dog is at the door, you will then receive a notification in the app. You can open the hatch from there.
You also have to put a myQ collar on your dog, so that the smart dog flap can recognize whether the dog is nearby or not via sensors.
In the video below you can see how the smart dog flap works:
Buy a smart dog flap: price and availability
You can pull your wallet for this smart product, because the starting price of the door with a smart dog flap built in is 3000 US dollars, which is about € 2470, – converted. In addition, they will start selling in America in the spring of 2021, so it remains to be seen if and when it will become available to the Dutch.