There have been a number of projects for implanting electronic devices into the human body which can perform interactively. The latest – this patent from Motorola – is for communications. How long will it be before we are routinely chipped, tattooed or inserted with cybernetic devices? Here’s a sort of futuristic look …..
|Who am I?
Scan your tattoo and you will see –
that’s your ID.
Where am I?
How am I?
When am I?
What am I?
Why am I?
We found you, flesh decayed but circuits intact.
8th November 2013 – headline from the Independent
Notes: “Motorola’s electronic throat tattoo could act as a mobile phone or a lie detector.” Motorola have filed a patent for coupling an electronic skin tattoo to a mobile communication device which includes an embedded microphone, a transceiver for enabling wireless communication and a power supply that could run from a battery or solar power.
- Motorola files patent for electronic skin tattoo (endtimeheadlines.wordpress.com)
- Smartphone microphone skin tattoos? Motorola already has a patent application on it (androidauthority.com)
- Motorola wants to patent microphone skin tattoo (telegraph.co.uk)