A Virtual Hugging Vest

A Virtual Hugging Vest
technology

iFeel_IM is a virtual hugging vest which brings a human touch to the feelings expressed on online chat.

Naresh Kumar
  • 13 april 2010

A Virtual Hugging Vest-2

Professor Dzmitry Tsetserukou at the Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan has developed a virtual hugging vest called the iFeel_IM which brings a subtle human sense of touch into online chat and can simulate a heartbeat, generate warmth, the tickling sensation of butterflies in the stomach or a spine tingling chill of fear.

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