— 17 May 2005 —
Researchers have developed a cybernetic system to allow physical interaction over the internet. The system allows touching and feeling of animals or other humans in real time, but it’s first being tried out on — chickens.
Who doesn’t like haptics, I tell you what. Seriously. Even though there are a multitude of chicken-petting jokes you could insert here, there is a lot to which you can apply this type of technology.