South Koreans hoping to communicate with man's best friend could be getting help soon from their cell pho。nes. KTF Corp., a South Korean mobile phone operator, said Thursday it will b。egin。 offering a service that will enable dog owne。rs to know whether their pets are feeling happy or sad.
The users must first connect to Internet w。ith their cell phones, and then regi。ster information of their dogs such as the breed and age. The service wil。l then record the do。g's bark.
The owner will receive text messages telling them h。ow their pet is feeling, such as "I am happy" or "I am frustrated."
The service, which will begin on Friday, will also translate basic messages into dog sounds. The service will cost about one dollar.
Mo。re than half of 48。 million South Koreans use cell phones, and many of them use mobile phones with advanced features such as mobile banking, satellite navigation and high-speed Internet.