Cybertouching : Transmitting Tactility

December 6th, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Mechanical Tech, Social, Virtual Reality | 2 Comments »

Researchers at Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demostrated a jacket that conducts touch heat, pressure, and vibrations on a live chicken. The system synchronizes tactile movements using a live video feed to transmit ‘cybertouches’. [article (pdf)]

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2 Comments on “Cybertouching : Transmitting Tactility”

  1. 1 Product Reviews said at 5:12 pm on December 14th, 2005:

    This is great, the internet world could be in for a leap in communication for people who wish to share there voice, video and now touch…whats next.

  2. 2 William Wilson said at 2:52 pm on February 1st, 2006:

    Cool, will this be developed for shooter games so you can tell which direction your are being shot from by the vibrations on the jacket?

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