Hugsy is part of a collaboration between Kickstarter, the Dutch Design Foundation and several Dutch Design projects. This project is now on Kickstarter and was showcased during the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven.
In short, this is how the Hugsy works:
So when the baby is falling asleep without having the mom close, it can still hear her heartbeat and smell her unique scent.
Here is a nice video to get the full story!
It‘s obviously just a replacement for real physical contact, but a good start!