December 21, 2005

Poultry internet?

Researchers at NTU Interaction an Entertainment Research Centre, which opened in July, have found a way to transmit the sense of touch over the Internet.

Researcher James Teh, 24, [...] is starting with "poultry Internet," as he calls it, because he feels chickens are "badly treated but make highly intelligent pets."

Nanyang Technological University :: A hug for a lonely pet across the Net [pdf]


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