There’s a very early prototype of a device that can transmit a kiss over the Internet.There are terrifying armatures that can provide full force feedback to your hands (and, yes, they can simulate boobs).This is a pretty big deal already, but let’s take it a step farther.
Current VR, focused on sight, sound, and motion wouldn’t be enough.
Relationships depend on touch — not just sex, but also casual touch (a kiss, a hug, a held hand).
Every day we hear how new technology is going to disrupt this or that industry.
Well, VR is going to disrupt What will that look like?
Obviously, this sort of thing could be a godsend for couple in long-term relationships.
It’s also easy to imagine it being folded into dating apps like OKCupid and Tinder, allowing you to quickly meet your matches in a safe, effortless way. He’s talking about the philosophical implications of VR — but the sentiment is much more broadly true than that.If there were a theme song for VR, that would be the chorus.Picture a kind of hyper-efficient, technology-mediated speed dating.There’s a billion dollar startup in there somewhere.The idea being that whatever you do to one toy is replicated by the other.