July 5, 2011

PossessedHand - Stimulation Without Participation

The teaming of the University of Tokyo's Rekimoto Lab and Sony Computer Science Laboratories has produced the appropriately named PossessedHand. After connection, 28 electrodes produce joint actions on your digits without your participation. First created to teach would-be musicians fingering technique, its creators are hoping that it will aid stroke victims. Although the jolts given are supposedly not painful, still we bet that they had to pay the first testees to participate.

Via Rekimoto

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at July 5, 2011 11:15 AM
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