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February 15, 2017 AT 12:00 am

Haptic gloves bring long-distance couples a touch closer #WearableWednesday

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Via New Atlas

Social media lets us keep in contact with way more people than ever before, but our interaction with most of our Facebook friends is probably limited to the odd “Like” now and then, and a generic happy birthday message once a year. It’s easier than ever for long-distance couples to stay connected, but if Skype calls and texting aren’t quite enough, the Flex-N-Feel glove, developed by researchers at Simon Fraser University, can help transmit the touch of a hand.

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