September 29, 2003 iSeePet is a remote communication device that allows animal-lovers to see, interact and even feed their pets via the Internet.
A CCD video camera with a 130-degree angle of view is built-in to the feeding unit and images can be accessed through a dedicated website.
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In case Fido isn't paying attention, there's also a "dinner bell" - an electronic sound that can be activated to signal that food is on offer.
Designed to cater for anxious situations where owners are unexpectedly delayed, the feed function is also controlled through the web interface and can supply the required quantity of dry pet food to your pet.
iSeePet is currently available in Japan.