Findster launches Home: track your pet’s location anytime, anywhere, seamlessly and without monthly fees

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Now available on Kickstarter, Findster Home features a two-week battery life and immediate alerts via text message and the Findster App. Findster Home conveniently allows you to keep a watchful eye on your pets, whether you’re home or away.

Findster Home: Track your pets' location 24/7 from anywhere!

Kickstarter provides a unique opportunity to connect with our users. During our previous campaign, we listened to our backers’ thoughts and based our roadmap around their needs and suggestions. This worked so well that we thought replicating the process was the perfect way to launch Findster Home!

Yesterday, Findster Technologies launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new GPS pet tracker which allows you to monitor your pet anywhere, at any time, around your home and yard without monthly cell-phone fees or subscriptions.

The Findster Home pet tracker is now available at the early bird price of $169 (40% off its future retail price) and is a perfect tool to monitor your pet around the home, or around the neighborhood.

This is Findster’s first return to Kickstarter since 2016 when it successfully raised $250,000 in the launch of Findster Duo, the first GPS tracker without monthly fees that has become the top selling pet location tracker on Amazon.

“Findster Duo is ideal for outdoor adventures; Findster Home, on the other hand, lets pet owners keep track of their buddies while they’re home or on walks around the neighborhood,” said Findster co-founder and CEO David Barroso. “We feel this new product is the natural next step for our company as we progress towards our ultimate goal of reinventing pet care through technology.”

The Findster Home kit includes one or more Pet Modules and a Basestation placed at home. The GPS tracker modules communicate the precise location of your pets in real-time to the Findster smartphone App, allowing you to know exactly where your four-legged friends are, whether you’re at work, out at dinner or on holiday on the other side of the world.

Findster uses a unique proprietary technology known as MAZE which provides wireless communication without any cellular connection and its corresponding costs to the user. The Findster Home system also allows you to set-up virtual borders around your home and yard. If your pet wanders past the border you receive an alert on your phone, letting you or other family members to quickly retrieve your furry friend.

“Kickstarter provides a unique opportunity to connect directly with our users,” added David. “During our previous campaign, we listened to our backers’ thoughts on the product and based our roadmap around their needs and suggestions for improvements. This worked so well that we thought replicating the process was the perfect way to launch Findster Home.”

Findster Home lets you monitor up to three pets at once. It also allows you to check your pets’ activity levels throughout the day, so you know how much exercise and rest they get.

Findster Home’s Kickstarter campaign runs from November 11 to December 14 and Early Bird perks are set for delivery next June. For a full rundown of the pledge levels, visit the Kickstarter campaign.

Findster Home’s main features include:

  • Live GPS Tracking: track your pets’ location in real time using precise GPS technology whether you’re home, on holiday or even in other countries - wherever you may be, as long as you have an Internet connection.
  • Virtual fences and real-time notifications: Setup virtual fences around your house or neighborhood and receive instant notifications if your pets breach them, so you can act swiftly and bring them back to safety.
  • 24/7 Activity Monitoring: Findster Home monitors your pets’ activity levels throughout the day, so you can know if they’re getting the right amounts of exercise and rest. The App will notify you when things could be better.
  • A family-focused experience: Easy to setup and use, Findster Home is designed so that the whole family can keep an eye on their four-legged friends.

About Findster Technologies

Findster Technologies is a pet tech company founded by a mix of engineers and designers with a passion for developing products that help pet owners around the world keep their buddies safe and healthy.

In 2016, the company introduced the Findster Duo Pet Tracker, the first GPS pet tracker free of monthly fees, through a $250k Kickstarter Campaign. Since then, Findster Duo has become the #1 Best Selling Pet Location & Activity Tracker on Amazon and is used daily by thousands of people in over 80 countries.

At the core of Findster is MAZE, a proprietary technology platform that allows IoT systems to communicate in real-time, off-grid, in a long-range without being dependent on the cellular infrastructure from Telcos.

Part of the European Space Agency (ESA) incubation program, since 2016 Findster is also alumni of HAX - the world’s #1 Hardware Startup accelerator.

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