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Scientists Develop iPhone Tickling Transmission

samzenpus posted more than 3 years ago | from the from-the-depths-of-my-mother's-basement-I-tickle-you dept.

Iphone 3

itwbennett writes "Last week, a video circulated of how Japanese scientists were working on a machine that lets you kiss over the Internet. Now, the same team is working on a project that would let two iPhone users tickle each other's palms (or, presumably, other body parts) across the Internet."

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A new type of cyber crime? (1)

Eulogistics (905277) | more than 3 years ago | (#36118570)

So people can be (or at least feel) molested over the internet now?

Wow ... (1)

gstoddart (321705) | more than 3 years ago | (#36118814)

Well, I'm glad to hear that scientists are still treating teledildonics [wikipedia.org] as a viable research area.

Me, I don't think I want a phone that attempt to perform anything which resembles physical intimacy ... that just sounds nasty.

Good for deafblind people (1)

apetrelli (1308945) | more than 3 years ago | (#36191296)

After all it's not so stupid. I think it could be used for tactile signing for deafblind people.

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