Telehaptic is the term for computer generated tactile (tangible or touch) sensations (
haptics) over a network, between physically distant human beings, or between a local user and a remote location, using sensors and effectors. Microcontrollers input information from sensors, and control effectors to create human sensations as outputs. Sensors range from pressure, temperature and kinesthetic sensing devices, to biofeedbackequipment. Haptic effectors, evoking precise perceivable sensations, range from small motors, fans, heating elements, or vibrators; to micro-voltage electrodes which gently stimulate areas of the skin (creating subtle, localized, "tingling" electrotactile sensations). Telehaptic interactivity, a form of assistive technology, may involve synesthesia; e.g. sensed inputs such as breathing, brain activity, or heartbeats might be presented as gentle, precisely variable bodily sensations in any combination, including warmth, cold, vibration, pressure, etc.; opening possibilities for levels of awareness, and interpersonal communication, difficult (or impossible) to attain prior to telehaptic (and biofeedback) technologies.
There is one person who has not yet been revealed who can do this without equipment. The complex state of electrical impulses in the brain causes an attractor to similarly-configured brains. Around-the-world distances have been achieved. And other surprising phenomena have been demonstrated to be repeatable on demand. A theory has been developed and procedures have been worked out.
This same theory also explains the so-called "Telepathic DNA" or homology recognition phenomena observed in complex molecules. It is the configuration of the component parts which provides the attractor in these systems. In the physical model the result is a physical attractive motion and a transference of configuration to very similar molecules which results in reconfiguration until they match.
The theory is clearly related to quantum entanglement - but with the important distinction that complex state systems do not need to be co-created in order to become entangled even at great distances.
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