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Send Somone a Hug via Text Message

By: Eva Rubenov - Published:   Updated: Apr 14 2011 • References: cutecircuit
The hug shirt actually squeezes you with a great big hug every time someone sends you a hug via text message.

Implications - As crazy as that sounds, the product does actually work. The shirt has built-in Bluetooth sensors that feels the strength of the sender's touch, skin warmth and heartbeat. It then recreates the sensation of the touch so that whoever is wearing it can feel a fairly realistic authentic hug that they desire from their friends. The Hug shirt operates via Bluetooth and Java enabled phones. Send the text and the phone will deliver the hug data to the Bluetooth sensors to the shirt, activating the comfort of human warmth from afar.