The SpotOn System Featured in the New Hampshire Union Leader


Bedford engineer's virtual smart fence lets an owner corral a dog anywhere

SpotOn System featured in the New Hampshire Union LeaderBEDFORD — A local engineer and entrepreneur has launched a new tech product for dogs that is designed to make life easier for pet owners and their pooches.

“This invention took about 3½ years and several millions of dollars,” said Ken Solinsky, one of the founders of the SpotOn dog collar.

Solinsky’s virtual smart fence system works without a buried electrical wire. Using GPS technology and navigation, the SpotOn dog collar allows pet owners to remotely create a perimeter that will contain a dog — anywhere from a backyard, local park, campground, vacation home and more.

“It enables you to take the dog with you wherever you go,” said Solinsky, a Bedford resident. “I feel the virtual fence system will enhance the lives of dogs and their owners tremendously because it will enable one to truly treat the dog as a member of the family and take them everywhere.”

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By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON, Union Leader Correspondent | April 2, 2019