Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 Technology

Latest Invention: Robotic Hand That Allows Feeling Your Online Conversation Partner


The latest invention from researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is a robotic hand that is plugged into a computer and which makes it possible for users who chat over the Internet to experience the sense of touch during the communication.

The robotic hand allows users to feel as though they shake hands as a gesture. It is worth mentioning that the latest invention from the Chinese scientists was presented at the International Technology expo that took place in Hong Kong.

There's information that the robotic hand can be launched into the market by this Christmas. One robotic hand will be available for 20 pounds, reports Daily Mail. Currently the invention is awaiting a patent.

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