Just in time for national make-out day comes the robot that makes it all sendable to your "long-distance" (read: virtual) girlfriend via robot.
"Kissing is a very important mode of human communication that involves joining lips in order to express many deep felt positive emotions such as affection, respect, greeting, farewell, good luck, romantic affection or sexual desire," writes Dr. Hooman Samani, an artificial intelligence researcher in Keio-NUS CUTE Center in Japan. "With the aid of digital communication media and advanced robotic technology, the system takes the form of an artificial mouth that provides the convincing properties of the real kiss."
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