Wearable Pet Technology Company Link AKC Acquired by Smart Tracking Technologies

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Smart Tracking Technologies, a Jacksonville, FL-based IoT company, acquired Wearable Pet Technology Company Link AKC. Link AKC, a GPS enabled dog collar, won the CES 2017 “Best of Innovation” award in the Wearable Technologies category.

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Smart Tracking Technologies will now start working on a host of improvements and updates to the Link AKC™ product line, including eventually opening up the Link AKC platform for 3rd party developers through the creation of an SDK. The first update can be expected within 30 days, says a press release.

“We are excited about implementing an aggressive timeline of improvements and new features. The tracking technology industry is ripe with opportunity, and this new partnership will allow us to improve the user experience over the coming months and ultimately create a stronger bond between pet owners and their pets,” Said Donny Lamey, CEO of Smart Tracking Technologies, LLC.

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The Link AKC will move its headquarters to Jacksonville, FL, but will maintain a presence in Stamford, CT. Chief Growth Officer Herbie Calves will retain his position and the company’s CFO will be Gabriele Beyer.

The state-of-the-art technology used in GPS-enabled dog collar and smartphone app combines cutting-edge smart home, wearable and mobile technology. The team behind the Link AKC smart collar is made up of passionate dog lovers, tech experts and designers who have combined the best of design and technology to elevate dog wearables to a lifestyle product category.

The Link AKC dog collars keep track of your dog’s activity, location, health, and so much more. The collars come in two styles: Classic and Sport. Link AKC smart collar is available to purchase through the company’s website.

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Smart Tracking Technologies, LLC is a technology company with a focus on IoT in the wearables and tracking industry. Smart Tracking Technologies is composed of a team experienced in designing and managing tracking technology brands and products.

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