Partners Can Send Their Lovers’ Hugs By Squeezing Their Cellphones

Partners Can Send Their Lovers’ Hugs By Squeezing Their Cellphones

A new cellphone lets you hug a loved by sending strong vibrations between smartphones.

Karen Summerson
  • 17 october 2012

Physical intimacy is certainly not as convenient as it used to be. Long distance relationships have challenged traditional displays of affection, and let’s face it, the things we can’t keep our hands off of these days are our cellphones and computers — neither of which are emotionally warm. So, researchers at the Helsinki Institute of Information Technology and Nokia Research have combined the best of both with “Pressages.”

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