Microsoft Sends Hugs Over The Internet With An Interactive Pillow

Microsoft Sends Hugs Over The Internet With An Interactive Pillow
technology

The tech company has been busy developing technologies that bring physical interaction to digital communication.

Andrew Vaterlaus-Staby
  • 3 january 2013

It is sometimes difficult to stay connected with your loved ones over long distances, especially when phone calls or texting just does not feel like enough. Microsoft has come up with a solution to this problem — a battery powered, internet-enabled pillow that allows users to send virtual hugs to each other. In the recently filed patent, Microsoft said it could be used to simulate a variety of interactions, stating:

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