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A dude in France invented a robotic finger that attaches to your cell phone…but do we need this?

The robotic finger can do a number of things like wriggle your phone across a desk, can be activated and operated remotely, give you a comforting pat on the wrist/hand, and well…we’re not sure what else besides those things.  The consensus across the internet is that it’s “creepy.”

The inventor said it was his way to bring the sense of touch into a human-computer interface.


Does Your Phone Really Need A Creepy Robot Finger Attached To It?

PARIS (Reuters) - A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It's creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see? He wants to know why.