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Totally Geeky or Geek Chic? The Hug Shirt

Hug Shirt is a wearable Bluetooth accessory for your mobile phone that allows users to exchange the physical sensation of being hugged through telecommunication networks. The shirt contains embedded sensors that feel the strength of the touch, the skin warmth and the heartbeat rate of the sender and actuators that recreate the sensation of touch and warmth.

Created by CuteCircuit, the Hug Shirt made Time Magazine's Top Inventions of All Time list in 2006. The question is, is it chic?

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lickety-split lickety-split 10 years
william shanter predicted this!!!! it was ages ago and i remember he was being interviewed on tv and the interviewer thought he was a total freak. of course shanter's version was a body suit and you can guess what he said would be involved, lol. this cracks me up; william shanter as a visionary! i'm bringing naughty back :naughty_elves:
snickerdoodle snickerdoodle 10 years
I didn't get chic or creepy from it -- I thought it was kind of sweet. :) Who says long-distance relationships can't work now?
scratch5 scratch5 10 years
I say freaky. The world is starting to remind me of the cyberpunk sf I read back in my college days.
juliem juliem 10 years
I'll second the creepy notion.
Holly_G Holly_G 10 years
It sounds a bit creepy. :-S
soccer_obsessed soccer_obsessed 10 years
I'd say geek chic :)
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