“E-condoms: The next big thing in safe sex is digital” (Salon.com)

February 26, 2014

“Most of the submissions to the Gates Foundation’s competition, such as an ultrathin polyurethane barrier device or this doohicky made out of cow tendons, have focused on improving the geometry, or actual structure, of the condom. But Peer and Quitmeyer built a prototype with a conductive fabric and a Lilypad microcontroller. It delivers short, mild electrical impulses down the underside of the shaft, which increases pleasure for both the user and his partner. The impulses are controlled by various sensor inputs, such as the rise and fall of a partner’s breaths.”

Read more of this article by EJ Dickson at Salon.com here.

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