You may giggle at first but this is a serious breakthrough in technology; especially in the department of love.

Funderwear is a new interactive way that allows couples to feel each other's touch from anywhere in the world.

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How does it work? Australian condom company Durex created a special set of underwear-for both males and females-laced with tiny vibrating motors in certain areas of the garments to mimic certain sensations.

The undergarments are synced with a smartphone app in which the person can glide their fingers across the screen, transmitting a signal to the motors on the opposite end.