There are two types of pets wandering unsupervised in the streets - ones that are lost and ones that don't have a home to go to. Pet's Palace portable mini-shelters services these animals and connects them to necessary services while leveraging the power of IoT.
What it does
The units are placed in streets and alleyways. As an animal approaches the unit, an ultrasonic sensor triggers the door to open and dispenses a pellet of food. Once inside, a live stream of the interior of the unit is sent to local animal shelters which they can then analyze and dispatch representatives accordingly. Backend analysis of the footage provides information on breed identification, custom trained data, and uploads an image to a lost and found database. A chatbot is implemented between the unit and a responder at the animal shelter.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Integrating the various technologies/endpoints with one Firebase backend.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
A fully functional prototype!