the next frontier in messaging
Udhay Shankar N
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 07:44:45 +0530
>Rubber cell phones
>Researchers at MIT's Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts have developed
>a new vibrating, rubber cell phone that can transmit vibrations as well as
>spoken words. Unlike other cellphones that vibrate instead of ringing, the
>MIT prototype has five small speakers that you wrap your fingers around
>and which vibrate against the skin 250 times per second. Students who
>tested the phones have developed their own version of Morse code, using
>the phone's sensory abilities to add emphasis to their conversations.
>For more on the rubber phone:
>- read this Reuters
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