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Information can be transferred by optical electric field sensors, travel through the body as a small amount of voltage and end up in cell phones or other mobile devices. The 50-gram device is the size of a matchbox, and must be worn by both parties.
Wait… did this article just say that this device would send a small amount of voltage through my body? Hmmm…
If two people each wear [the device], they could receive each other’s details into their cellphones or other mobile gadgets simply through body contact.
Other uses of the technology include allowing people to unlock a door by touching the door knob.
I like the doorknob idea, but the swapping contact information by standing next to someone is a little out there. Especially when you can use your (free) vocal cords for an old fashion “Hello, my name is Chris. What is yours?”.
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By Chris Brunner
Monday, August 27th, 2012 @ 7:02 PM CDT
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