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Submission + - How to Hug a Chicken Via the Internet (ieee.org)

the_newsbeagle writes: Adrian Cheok, a professor of electrical engineering in Japan, wants to invent a "multisensory Internet" that will transmit not just information, but also experiences. To usher in this new age, he started by building a haptic system that enabled him to send a hug to a chicken via the Internet. Next came the "huggy pajama" project, which allowed distant parents to send their kid a goodnight squeeze. Lately he's begun working on sending a taste over the internet with his "digital lollypop" project.
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How to Hug a Chicken Via the Internet

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