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A visitor takes a picture of a porno show during the Erotica Dream exhibition in Nice, southeastern France, September 25, 2010. Exhibitors present new trends and sex toys from the erotic and porn industry during the three-day erotic fair. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY) - RTXSNJD A visitor takes a picture of a porno show during the Erotica Dream exhibition in Nice, southeastern France, September 25, 2010. Exhibitors present new trends and sex toys from the erotic and porn industry during the three-day erotic fair. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY) - RTXSNJD  

Now humans and robots can bang using the Internet [VIDEO, NSFW]

The future is here, and it is weird. Not only are we surrounded by cameras and sensors that turn the world into a 24/7 reality show, but now humans can have sex with each other and with robots over the Internet.

FriXion, a Miami start-up billing itself as a “new kind of social network platform,” is recruiting early adopters of both genders for an invite-only beta test to interact using Internet-connected sex toys.

FriXion, according to its website, is “an online community whose users are able to touch each other using various supported haptic devices from hand holding and kissing up to full penetrative sex—regardless of where they are in the world, from across a room to across an ocean.”

Haptics, or tactile feedback technology, apply force, vibration, and even motion, appealing to a user’s sense of touch.

Cyberdildonics, haptic sex toys controlled by Internet-connected computers, have been in development since the 90s and early 2000s.

“Unique to FriXion, our most advanced peripherals use bidirectional force feedback telemetry to create simultaneous one to one motion and resistance between your and your partner’s device,” writes FriXion.

“The result is convincing and organic intimacy over any distance, from across a room to across an ocean!” states the company.

FriXion is also vying for the attention of investors; its beta test launches in 2014.

Those looking for a more full-bodied companion could turn to the full-sized interactive sex robot, Roxxxy, which made her debut in 2010. A male version, Rocky, is also available.

For now, however, the combination of virtual and haptic technology appears to be a trend.

In April, Japanese students at the University of Tsukuba unveiled their own haptic technology for finding comfort on those cold and lonely nights — a “girlfriend coat.”

The device squeezes wearers around the waist and nags in their ears…like a girlfriend.

In another recent Not-Safe-For-Work video that surfaced on LiveLeak, a user in Japan demonstrates the combination of a virtual reality headset and haptic sex toy technology to copulate with a video game.

Or, young people in Japan could start having actual sex again.

H/T Motherboard

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