Tag Archives: chat

Virtual Hugging Vest: Pretend That You Have Human Contact

Professor Dzmitry Tsetserukou at the Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan developed the iFeel_IM, a virtual hugging vest that simulates your social life,eliminatingall need for human contact period. The iFeel adds a human touch to online chat, simulating heartbeats, warm feelings, butterflies in your belly and the chill of fear. The setup resembles the straps of a backpack which contains sensors, ...

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Playstation 3 Keypad Attachment Debuts Next Month

I love my PS3 and all but I have to admit, typing messages to other players takes too long for it to be truly efficient. Enter Sony‘s official keypad for the Playstation 3. It’s trying to sell it next month for $50. That’s nearly the cost of a DualShock 3 controller sans controller. Ouch. Still, I’m considering buying one so ...

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Gmail Chat Gets Voice And Video Chat

Alright! Gmail is no longer just providing the most convenient email and chat service on the Internet, it’s now launching voice and video chat right in the browser. Now you’ll be able to speak visually to your favorite foreign exchange students with the click of a button. It’s simple to set up, too. All you’ve got to do is download ...

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The Last HOPE: Chill Spot

Needless to say a hacker conference can take a lot out of a geek. That’s why this chill spot was put in. It makes watching the conferences upstairs relaxing, while hanging around in a hammock. If you had a computer you could partake in the humorous messages that would appear at the bottom of the screen displaying the speeches. The ...

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Chat with your friends on GPS

We’ve probably all seen movies where special agents locate eachother on a GPS map and chat. We can actually do that in real life now, if you live in Japan and happen to use NTT DoCoMo’s newer FOMA phones (903i series or beyond). All you have to do is to have the iMapFan  JAVA application running at the background, when ...

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