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A Scottish company trialling "intimate communication over a distance" is seeking couples interested in drawing lines of light on each other's bodies rather than the more-traditional teledildonics hardware. The technology comes from Forres-based Distance Labs, who are looking for three couples in which one partner is based near …

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  1. joe K
    Paris Hilton

    Light?

    If this thing takes off,is dogging going to consist of strange men hiding in bushes in local parks, pants down, 'groping' women 200 metres away with a laser pointer?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Coat

    Niche market...

    ...in Russian hairdressers...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    huh ?

    Wow what a total waste

  4. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Had to be

    It's Japanese. Those kinky guys get their kicks from just about anything, it seems. Call me when the first orgasm by light pen has happened.

  5. Mike Smith
    Coat

    Nothing new here

    Sex with a glowing ring? How passe (and sore).

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Go

    confused description?

    Perhaps the word "sex" is more than a bit out of place in this description?

    The actual technology could very well be succesful as a complementary and supportive technology for entertainment and the maintenance of the "fuzzy feeling" required in good quality intimate relationship. But to use the word "sex"- or to discuss "sex via a glowing ring??? It would have been better to use the word "love". I also believe that the use of the concept of "sex" in this instance is not going to do the product any good. It is very important to be good at managing peoples expectations - misrepresentation will push this kind of technology into obscurity.

    I think it would be a shame to sabotage this idea with a badly thought through promotion - as it looks to be possible to create some nice IT related products using this technology.

  7. Frank Silver badge

    New Fangled Rubbish

    I'll stay with sexting - so much more traditional.

  8. James

    One Word

    Teledildonics

    The concept has been around for some time. Look it up - it is a real word , albeit a neologism. It has real potential in this internet remote sex age. Remote interactive sex toys. Woody Allen meets JG Ballard.

  9. LaeMi Qian Silver badge
    Alert

    Awaiting the first instance of...

    ...announcing intention of divorce via Mutsutogo.

  10. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Killer Ap

    at last a real use for IT. That picture is a bit ambiguous - do you put it over your head, or elsewhere, or insert it somewhere?

  11. blackworx
    Flame

    @James

    RTFA

  12. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Easier way...

    Just masturbate into an envelope then post it to her. It's the thought that counts.

  13. Anonymous Coward
    Coat

    Errr...

    "to see if drawing lines of light on each other's bodies can replicate some of the ambiance involved in relationships."

    Does it have an attachment that throws crockery or one that enables the partners to scream at deafening volumes at each other? How about the bit that storms out of the house slamming the door on the way?

    Mines the one with the built in anti-stab vest.

  14. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    This is the voice of the Mysterons...

    that is all

  15. Toastan Buttar
    Boffin

    Quantum entanglement ?

    Puts a new slant on "Spooky action at a distance".

  16. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Better Idea

    Better to have my wife's hot girlfriend come

    over and pretend she's my wife.

  17. carbonrough
    Alien

    Gerry Anderson .....

    .... phucksake somebody call Captain Scarlet .... the Mysterons are back !!!!

  18. Anonymous Coward
    Dead Vulture

    Complete bollox

    Is that photo your idea of recent?

    Congratulations El-Reg! Racist and complete bollox in the one article - an all-time low!

  19. Stewart Haywood
    Boffin

    @Quantum entanglement ?

    If you had entangled light pens, you wouldn't need a comms link.

    Oh no! my mind has now strayed to entangled dildos and even the possibility

    of couples getting their nasty bits entangled so that they can perform spooky bonking at a distance.

  20. Matt Cheney

    @Had to be

    GIven their falling birthrates, the Japanese had better get busy with the real thing rather than playing with light pens.

  21. steogede

    Re: Easier way...

    It's a good thing I didn't have a mouthful of coffee or it would been an end to my laptop.

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