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HugMate:numoo / Distance Interaction Device


“HugMate” is an advanced research project trying to provide better interaction between long-distance lovers, and “numoo” is the 1st commercial realization.

Driven by the way sea hare changes color in various situations, similarly, “numoo” is able to sense different kind of inputs (such as hug, pat, caress …) and glows differently as response.

Wirelessly connected to computers and internet, “numoo” transmit whatever it sensed to another one at any location, anywhere in the world.

Hug one “numoo”, and the other one glows.

Lovers can now share their feelings via the pairing “numoos”, no matter what the distance is between them!


National Yunlin University

National Yunlin University
of Science and Technology
Yunlin, Taiwan


Siao Shih-Ting

Siao Shih-Ting
Taipei City, Taiwan