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Cyberhugs Give Life to Online Communications

Written on February 07, 2011 by R. Depp

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Words and emoticons are not enough to say what we really feel, and so two Japanese scientists brought in the idea of cyberhug.

For over a decade, people have been using the Internet to interact with each other. But what is missing all this time? Two Japanese scientists claim that human touch is necessary in communication processes thus the idea of inventing cyberhug.

The scientist couple behind this idea is Dzmitry Tsetserukou and Alena Neviarouskaya. The two used straps which resembles a harness; this harness is said to produce human-like level of sensation which can be incorporated to online chats. The scientists named their prototype “iFeel_IM!” for “I feel therefore I am.”

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