Wisconsin State Firm Develops Fitbit-like Device for Cows
Over five years, David Cook, a co-owner of Eden start-up BoviSync, developed software that organizes and analyzes the health of a herd of cows. Dairy owners can use the software to learn why milk production has dipped, how illnesses have spread through their herd and other ways.
With a smartphone strapped to his wrist, Cook uses a wand to scan an electronic chip embedded in dairy cows. Think Fitbit for cows. Each animal's vital signs can be relayed to BoviSync's system, then broken down into scatterplots and spreadsheets.
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