SoundTalks device on the wall

How SoundTalks® Works

Overview of Productivity Impact

Early detection of a respiratory disease can lead to better preventive protocols and earlier, more accurate treatments and responses, which could result in improved productivity and reduced costs.

Improved Performance Through Early Detection

SOUNDTALKS uses always-on, in-barn audio monitoring combined with artificial intelligence to listen for coughing pigs and detect signs of respiratory disease, alerting producers to potential problems in real time.

Ease of Use On-Farm

  • Easy “plug-and-play” installation 
  • User-friendly interface 
  • Durable hardware 
  • Real-time alarm

State-of-the-Art Technology

  • LED technology 
  • High sensitivity & accuracy 
  • Robust algorithms

Increased Operational Efficiency

  • Remote notification of all stakeholders
  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Earlier detection means less medication5
  • Improve ADG, reduce mortality

Early Detection for Better Outcomes

Early detection of respiratory disease can lead to better preventative protocols and earlier, more accurate treatment and response, which can result in improved productivity and reduced costs.1

veterinarian and farmers in a pig barn with a SoundTalk device hanging above

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1Rathkjen PH, Jensen M, Kragge A, et al. Sound based health monitoring performed by SoundTalks® significantly reduces the overall antibiotic consumption nursery facilities. ESPHM 2022.

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