Tagged: Tattoos

Temporary Biometric Tattoo tracks your health stats in real-time

Chaotic moon Biometric Tattoo

Wearable technology is hitting us all in a big way and it won’t be surprising if it is the next big revolution. Some might even say that it is already a revolution with wearables changing the complexion of electronic gadgets. Sensor-enabled tattoos and electronic ink have already given us a reason to believe that wearable tech is going to be our second skin in the near future. For example the skin thermometer tattoo or sweat monitoring tattoo. Austin-based company Chaotic Moon is developing a prototype that will be loaded with sensors for collecting all the vital data from your body for prime health and fitness.
Read More…

Robotics and tattoo in perfect harmony to produce rhythmic music

Reading my body robot that scans tattoo to produce music

Robots and tattoos might be far apart from each other in terms of their inherent definition but that doesn’t mean they can’t work in harmony to produce some really good music. Russian artist Dmitry Mozorov has used his ingenious brain bits to come up with a robotic gadget that scans tattoos and produces music from what it can interpret. The robotic device has a railing with hand holders and two black line sensors for moving the device using stepper motor and Arduino controller. The 3-dimensional Wii remote controller with OSC protocol further actuates the movement for smooth transition on the arm.
Read More…

E-tattoo capable of monitoring brainwave activity

E-tattoo

Tattoos are no longer going to be just an icon of your style and personality traits but also of much more complex biological human body monitoring devices. Just like the Biosensor tattoos that monitor your sweat levels, the E-tattoo is here to make an even bigger leap into the realm of brainwave monitoring. Designed by Todd Coleman at the University of California, San Diego and his colleagues, this technologically advanced tattoo can be applied to the skin like any other tattoo. The only difference being that it will monitor your electrophysiological signals from the heart and muscles which is a direct indication of the brain activity.
Read More…

Tooth tattoos are geeky enough to shield you from ailments

Tattoos in very uncommon places on the body are common these days but have you ever heard of a tattoo on the tooth, well that got you interested all-right. A tattoo that not only tells about any infection developing in your body but also transmits that information to the medical practitioner so that the root cause of the disease can be eliminated right from the start of its unearthing. Developed by Michael McAlpine with assistance from his team at Princeton, this remote chemical sensor made from graphene which is a one atom thick layer of good old carbon with a peptide detects bacteria at single cell level.
Read More…