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Professor working on programming pyjamas to give out hugs


No child’s play: Cheok and his daughter Kotoko showing off rings which can remotely send a gentle squeeze to the other user.

No child’s play: Cheok and his daughter Kotoko showing off rings which can remotely send a gentle squeeze to the other user.

KUALA LUMPUR: In the world envisioned by Prof Adrian David Cheok, computing wouldn’t just be something you see or hear. It would be experienced with all the senses.

Cheok, a professor of pervasive computing at the City University London, has been researching ways to incorporate touch, sight, sound, smell and taste into computing for many years.

   

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