cybertouching chicken

Rena Thirumalai writes:

Cyberhug “Researchers at Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have discovered a way to ‘cybertouch’ by transmitting tactile movements over the internet. A project presented at the CyberWorld International Conference held last week at NTU demonstrated sending touch through the internet using a live chicken.

The process works by dressing the chicken in a ‘sensory jacket’ that can record and transmit the animal’s movements.”

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