Your Pets Can Let Themselves out With This Smart Pet Door

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Pet doors are a pretty convenient way for pets to let themselves outside without the help of a human. But they aren't necessarily safe. If a regular pet door is big enough, it's an open invitation for an intruder. Not to mention bug intruders. Pawport is a new device that'll fix the security issues and then some.

Pawport is a smart, motorized pet door that opens or closes as your pet approaches. It's the perfect way to give your pets some independence, while ensuring your home is secure.

The pet door connects to WiFi and works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Included is a small, rechargeable, and waterproof Bluetooth collar tag for your dog or cat. When your pet is close to Pawport, it slowly opens so they can go outside or come back in. When your pet moves away, it slowly closes. Sensor sensitivity can be adjusted to limit false opens. A chime on the unit alerts you when the door opens.

According to the company, Pawport easily slides into existing pet door frames, and it works with all major door brands. So, if you don't already have a pet door or a space for one, you'll need to make that happen before you can proceed.

Through the connected app, you can set curfew times to your dog doesn't decide that 4 a.m. is the perfect time to chase squirrels, you can track entry and exit usage, you can lock and unlock the device remotely, and you can enable multiple pets.

There are several finishes to choose from that'll match most neutral walls or doors.

Pawport is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter and retails for $499, but if you back the project, you can get yours for $349.