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Frequently Asked Questions

What parameters are measured?

The Wireless Zoo consists of a tail piece that measures Heart Rate, Sp02, Temperature, Body Position and Body Movements, and a collar device that measures Ambient temperature, Body Position & Body Movement.

How does the device get accurate SpO2?

The tail device measures  SpO2 using a selection of highly sensitive light signals in conjunction with a complex set of algorithms.

How does the tail device achieve temperature?

The Temperature is taken from the tail device using a highly sensitive light sensor.

Can the wireless zoo monitor tachycardia patients?

Yes, the wireless zoo can be used to monitor tachycardia patients.

Does the tail device come in different sizes?

The device itself comes in one size, however the detachable “arms” come in two sizes. One for small tailed and one for medium to large tailed animals. The device can also be used without the “arms” by vet wrapping the device around the base of the tail.

Can it be used on animals with no tails?

Yes the device can be used by placing it on the back femoral artery (leg) with the area shaved and the device secured with vet wrap.

Is the device waterproof?

Yes the device is IPX67 rated

What species of animals can the wireless zoo monitor?

Currently the wireless zoo is calibrated to monitor dogs, cats and large rabbits however, future markets include other animal health industries.

Can the wireless zoo be used on reptiles and exotics?

No. Currently the wireless zoo cannot monitor reptiles or exotics.

We have poor WiFi signal in the practice, can we still monitor our patients?

Yes you can still monitor your patients. The device will stream to a dedicated on-site ‘Zookeeper’(server) in your practice which will sync your data via the cloud.