“Feeling Presence” PROTOTYPES
KISSINGER: transmitting a kiss over a distance.
HERE AND THERE: Emotional communications tool for families that are separated by long distances.
KUMA: A TEDDY BEAR PHONE: To use it, you need to pick the teddy bear up and put it’s snout near to your ear as if it is whispering to you.
FOR SOMETHING STRAIGHT UP CREEPY: ROBOT GIRLFRIEND : for lonely men. HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE. I don’t care how lonely you are.
Using her infrared sensors and battery power, the diminutive damsel named “EMA” puckers up for nearby human heads, entering what designers call its “love mode.”
She’s very lovable and though she’s not a human, she can act like a real girlfriend.”
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