More than 10 million dogs are lost each year in the US alone.  But a new smart collar, that acts like a 'smartphone for pets', hopes to reduce this by fitting animals with GPS trackers, LED lights and a so-called Virtual Leash. Using virtual boundaries, the collar connects to an app that warns owners if their dog strays too far and has a built-in microphone and speaker that lets them 'talk' to their pets.  The 'Connected Dog Collar Collar' (pictured) acts like a 'smartphone for pets' by fitting the animal with a GPS tracker, LED lights and a so-called Virtual Leash. It lets owners set virtual boundaries and warns them if their dog strays too far. It also has a built-in microphone and speaker It is called the 'Connected Collar' and was designed by Texas-based firm DogTelligent. It features GPS, 3G, Wi-Fi, lights, a microphone and speaker.  Designed by Texas-based company DogTelligent, the collar also has a unique Virtual Lead technology.   And each collar can be connected to a DogTelligent app, allowing owners to track where their dog is and monitor its levels of activity.  The firm has now launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund production of the device.   Sensors: Accelerometer and Ambient Temperature Sensors Speaker: High Frequency (5.8KHz to 12.4KHz) emitter for training commands - similar to a traditional dog training whistle - plus standard speaker for voice communication Material: Anodised aluminum and stainless steel Latching Mechanism: Electromagnetic latch with failsafe unlock  Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Battery Life: Approximately seven to 14 days  'Our proprietary Virtual Leash and Fence Technology allows you to keep your dog safe anywhere, at any time,' explained the firm. 'Unlike other GPS trackers on the market, the Connected Collar leverages Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular so you always know where your dog is located.'  Its Virtual Fence lets owners user set an invisible boundary in a park, or at home.  If the dog strays beyond this boundary an alert is sent to the owner's phone and the built-in GPS unit will starting tracking the animal. This system also uses vibrations to lightly 'tug' the dog back to their owner, while sensors can detect when a dog is barking and uses ultrasonic whistles - similar to those used by pet trainers - to calm them down.  Elsewhere, the collar is fitted with a rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries and lasts up to 14 days between charges.  It additionally has an 'electromagnetic' latch with a failsafe lock that works even if the battery is dead.  Patrick Perrine, chief executive of DogTelligent and inventor of the collar, said: 'About nine months ago I realised there was a major gap in pet wearables. 'Nothing seamlessly integrated, was beautifully designed and solved every day frustrations of pet parenting. Designed by Texas-based company DogTelligent, the collar (pictured) also has a unique Virtual Lead technology that uses vibrations to lightly 'tug' the dog back to their owner. Sensors can detect when a dog is barking and uses ultrasonic whistles - similar to those used by pet trainers - to calm them down The DogTelligent app (pictured) is also designed to help owners customise their pets' training program and activate or deactivate features of the collar at the press of a button  'It allows us to leverage technology in a simple, effective way to enhance the lives of our dogs and stay connected. 'The DogTelligent app is designed to allow each pet parent to customise their training program and activate or deactivate features of the collar at any moment.' 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