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bowlingual

(ˌbaʊˈlɪŋɡwəl)
n
a device that allegedly translates a dog’s barks and grunts into a human language
[C21: from bow(wow) + (bi)lingual]
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Another exhibit was the dog-language interpreter "Bowlingual", which classifies barks into six emotional categories -- frustration, menace, joy, sorrow, desire, and self-expression.
Bowlingual - This is a walkie-talkie that analyses your dog's barks and translates them into written form, so you can determine your dog's true emotions.
The company's other innovations include an iPhone application that translates your dog's bark; the "Bowlingual" automatic canine interpreter draws on an database of woofs from dozens of species.
Summary: Japanese toymaker Takara Tomy said Thursday that it would launch a talking version of its Bowlingual gadget that can "translate" dog barks into the human language.
BowLingual assesses the tone and length and then chooses from among 200 phrases such as "I feel great" and "Let's go".
It also makes Choro Q clockwork miniature cars and Bowlingual, a toy Takara says can translate dogs' thoughts.
They are known to have codeveloped Bowlingual, a palm-sized gadget that ''translates'' the feeling of a dog by analyzing its bowwow.
Vodafone K.K., a unit of British wireless giant Vodafone Group PLC, said Thursday it will release in early December a new mobile handset featuring toy maker Takara Co.'s device called ''Bowlingual'' which translates dog barks into Japanese.
Of course, nothing may be as effective as the Bowlingual, the new Japanese device that win allegedly translate your dog's barks into human speech.
Among the notable gainers, toy maker Takara surged 35 yen to 774 yen after saying it will release a version of its Bowlingual dog translator gizmo for cat owners at the end of November.
The following phrases are generated by "Bowlingual," a device that can be attached to dogs' collars to translate their barks into Japanese or English.
Launched in late September, Takara's Bowlingual supposedly has the Dr.