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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