Wednesday, December 13, 2006


Researchers Develop A T-Shirt That Can Hug You Via SMS

`Need a hug? Well scientists have developed a Hug Shirt that can cuddle and hug. The shirt employs new technology that lets the wearer remotely hug another user via use of Bluetooth.

Nominated as one of the best Inventions of 2006 by Time Magazine! the device is activated when a friend sends you a virtual hug. The wearers cell phone notifies the shirt wirelessly, via Bluetooth technology and then re-creates that person’s distinctive hug, replicating his or her warmth, pressure, duration and even heartbeat.’

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