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Wearable Book Lets You Feel What the Character’s Are Feeling

by Hazel Chua
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Read any good books lately? Only the most masterful of storytellers are able to tell a tale that can touch readers and stir their emotions.

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However, this tale entitled The Girl Who Was Plugged In by┬áJames Tiptree Jr. got a little help from MIT. Dubbed as Sensory Fiction, it’s the latest in wearable tech that comes in the form of a book that you can “wear” and strap on to your body via a harness, so you can feel whatever it is the main character is feeling, too.┬áThe technology isn’t limited to emotions, as the reader can be made to feel physical sensations like warmth and coldness.

The harness is equipped with LED lights, small heating devices, a vibrating mechanism, and a compression system that tightens or loosens depending on what’s happening in the story.

Wouldn’t it be neat to have a book like this at your local library? Guess it depends on what the book is about.

[via Dvice]



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