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The Flash Tattoo of IoT

duoskin flash tattoo

The DuoSkin from MIT and Microsoft Research enables users to control their mobile devices, display information, and store information on their skin while also making a personal style statement. Fabricated from gold metal leaf and inspired by the new trend of flash tattoos, these on-skin devices are ushering in a new generation of wearables.

For starters, these connected tattoos can take the form of “on-skin input elements that resemble traditional user interfaces, such as buttons, sliders, and 2D trackpads.” That means that DuoSkin turns your body’s surface into a trackpad or a virtual control knob that could adjust, say, the volume of your iPhone.

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