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Motorola Wants to Patent a Neck Tattoo That’s Also a Microphone

Motorola Wants to Patent a Neck Tattoo That’s Also a Microphone

http://gizmodo.com/motorola-wants-to-patent-a-neck-tattoo-thats-also-a-mi-1460172901

 

“Do you ever get tired of holding your phone to your face? How about trying to chat in loud, crowded places?

No need to fuss. Motorola’s got you covered with its latest patent application: a smartphone microphone that’s tattooed onto your neck. Just think, you could have a little piece of Google embedded right into your body.

According to the patent application, said neck tattoo would pick up sound by reading the “fluctuations of muscle or tissue in the throat” and sending it to a smartphone or other device wirelessly. It’ll be equipped with Bluetooth and NFC technology and “may or may not be rechargeable.” The application is a little bit cagey about whether this “electronic skin tattoo” is permanent (read: stabbed into your skin with needles) or something you can just stick on. Either way, what a fun and subtle way to become a cyborg.”

Update:

Google Has Designed A Throat Tattoo That Is Also A Lie Detector

“Google has filed a patent for an electronic skin tattoo that connects to a mobile device, and can be used as a lie detector. The tattoo isn’t permanent — it’s applied to a sticky substance on the skin.”

Stephen

Posted on: November 10, 2013, 2:13 pm Category: Uncategorized

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