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What is a nose print?

Dog’s nose print is a unique nose pattern and works like a human’s fingerprint. Every dog has a different nose print.

What is a pet biometric recognition?

Pet biometric recognition is using unique biometric information to identify individual pets. Just like human fingerprint and facial recognition, dogs can use their noses and faces of cats for biometric identification.

What is an animal registration system?

An animal registration system is a number provided to a pet that is registered. The MAFRA uses the registration system using an internal chip and external id tag to identify pets. But this method has side effects such as surgery or destruction of the chip and is showing its drawbacks. So we are proposing print recognitionto solve this problem.

What is the relationship between the animal registry and biometrics registration?

We are trying to solve the existing problems of the animal registry with biometrics registration.

How does pet biometric ID work?

Biometrics recognition is  divided into acquisition technology and recognition technology. It uses these 2 AI features to rapidly track the nose. It automatically focuses on the center of the detected nose. It take 5-20 pictures automatically and takes high-quality pictures and send it to the server to recognize pet’s biometric information.

Is pet biometric ID accurate?
It currently boasts 98.97% accuracy, and is predicted to have a high level of accuracy through neural networking.
Why should I register pet's biometric information?

Registering pet’s biometric information allows you to take responsibility of pet’s life. It is effective in finding lost pets and in the long run, preventing abandoned pets. It inspires a sense of responsibility to be a family.

How can I find lost pets through the Petnow app?

If you lost your pet, you can report through the app. When someone finds your pet and let us to know through the app, Petnow can help you retrieve your pet.

How long after my pet is born do I register?

After 6 months from birth is when accurate prints appear. Just like humans pet’ prints grow along with them and change as they get older. If you register before 6 months it is recommended to register frequently for accurate measures.

You said the more registrations the higher the recognition rate, why?

Since the registration system is learned by AI, the accuracy improves as more data is collected. 

My pet keeps moving during the scan process. What should I do?

After going on a long walk, take a picture outside and it will go well. Or take it when your pet is sleepy. Even if they are sleeping, as long as the nose is visible registration is possible.

If I don't have pets to register, can I not be a member?

If print registration is difficult, you can put your personal information first.