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One of the outstanding challenges in VR technology is still the ability to touch virtual objects and to feel the sensation of a virtual touch. But this challenge doesn't look like a hard nut to crack in the nearest future, appraising with what has been developed so far. Assistant Professor Heather Culbertson of USC's computer department recently developed a device that mimics one's touch, allowing users to feel virtual touches as though they are real, USC news reports. The device is a haptic armband which mimics the sensation of a ...