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#1 Viewing Angle Extender

The opposite of privacy glass. Shares the context of your small screen with whoever is sitting proximate to you.

#2 Shared Sleeper Pillow

For overnight flights. Instead of avoiding falling asleep on the person next to you, help to prop each other up!

#3 Random Eye Contact Initiator / Averter

AKA Computer-Guided Googly Eye Glasses An eye position scrambler. For the shy in can help to initiate eye contact to aid in human connection. For the overly curious or empathetic, helps to keep one out of other people’s business.

#4 Stay With The Moment Shoes

Senses when two people are “having a moment”, either side by side or face to face. When a “moment” is detected shoe soles increase stickiness by 1000%, encouraging wearers to linger and absorb.

#5 Porcupine Vest

A shape-shifting garment. Release quills to increase your spatial footprint.

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#6 Hand Holders

Thick fingerless gloves with memory foam padded palms for sincere but less intimate hand holding.

#7 Facial Expression Filter Shield

Reveals or obscures facial expressions depending on desired level of transparency.

#8 Sit Still Shrug

Like a weighted vest. Has the feel of a lead x-ray vest. Gets two to settle down and breathe.

#9 Phantom Footsteps

Feel first hand when another is in motion.

#10 Eyebrow Extender

Facial expression extension technology. Serves to amplify messages delivered via visage.

#36 Hug Wings

Enveloping sleeves - help the other person to feel safe

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#37 Eye Contact Maintainer

A physical structure enable two people to extend their shared gaze

#38 La La La Phones

Ear bugs that pop out into a puff ball and make sounds in response to trigger words. Meant to avoid particular topics of conversation.

#39 Voice Flipper

Makes adults sound like kids and vice versa. For improved intergenerational conversation.

#40 Light Touch

Worn on the arm, simple touch transposed over distance.

#41 Disconnect Button

Scrambles communication connection between two people to create a sense of longing.

#42 Heavy Heart Scale

Reflects the weight of a person’s woes and makes it evident when you look at them

#43 Strength Indicator

Laser beams indicate strength of connection between two people through number and brightness

#44 Unspoken Words

Textual analysis correspondence indicates words that would commonly be associated with this grouping but are not present

#45 Lead Shoes

Based on someone else’s fitness tracker data, the less they move the more anchored you are

#66 Auto Empathizer

A device that physically covers the heart. Sits directly against the skin.Set to reflect what another person is feeling. Mechanisms include warmth, prickers, swirling massagers, fluffy bits, and feathers.

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#67 Cheek Burner

Cheek covering that warms when someone else blushes or feels embarrassment or shame.

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#68 Hot Sides

The side of your body warms and your clothes shift color when you are adjacent to someone you are attracted to.

#69 Interactions/Environmental Control Panel

A wrist-based device used to control your availability for social interactions as well as your engagement with your environment. These input values are gathered using a microcontroller and transmitted by Bluetooth Low Energy to a neural guidance device that is yet to be developed.

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#70 Collective Spirometer

A device that incentives a group of people to breathe deeply in unison.

#71 Kicker Corset

A set of belts for a couple, one with sensors one with actuators. Monitors belly and back on a pregnant person. Transposes sensation of baby kicks as well as well as lower back pain and other aches to non-pregnant partner.

#72 Flash Vests

Transpose hot flashes from someone who is experiencing menopause to everyone else in the room who is not. Temperature sensors, radios, heaters.

#73 Forget-Me-Somes

A program that causes digital correspondence with other people to decompose as the time since you have communicated with them increases.Voicemails become garbled and faint. Text messages and emails blur and fade until they disappear.

#74 Solitude Chamber

A beautiful pod to sit in that blocks all cell signals and radio frequencies. For some quality time with yourself.

#75 Time Out

Mutes conversation between people to allow time for introspection.

#111 Facebook Filter

Reads, analyzes, sorts FB content. Views include Baby Channel, Funny Internet Shit, Complaining, Broadcasting, Serious/Significant Life Moments

#112 Knee-to-Knee

Pants with velcro that allows people to attach at the knees.

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#113 Intimacy Tentacles

Physical, visual indicator that two people are locked in an intimate exchange and should not be disrupted.

#114 Brush Off

Kinetic feather-laden chest piece that raises to create a gentle space or boundary.

#115 Extenda-bench

A bench that automatically elongates to accommodate additional people without seating.

#116 Trust Ranker

A reordering of contacts for times of need.

#117 Embracer Suit

Suits covered in velcro to allow for prolonged secure embracing.

#119 UGH Amplifier

Amplifies frustration so it can be heard and seen by others.