Belt translates motion into social media actions

01/27/2012 | Wired.com

Deeplocal says it has developed a device called the LikeBelt that lets Facebook users show their love for a real-world object -- and then register that approval on Facebook. The gadget, which is worn like a regular belt, uses near-field communication and a linked smartphone to let users check in at locations, friend one another or even "like" products by thrusting their pelvis in the correct direction. "It's about inspiring people," CEO Nathan Martin says.

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