Exciting news for those who has passion for gold or silver flash tattoos and modern gadgets! MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research joined their minds to turn temporary tattoos into a mouse pad. Incredible!
The whole team have worked on a project under the name «Duoskin» and have invented a variety of tech temporary metallic tattoos that let control electronics: just put your hands on this tattoo to take control of a device.
Team experts say: the material of the tattoos is gold-leaf. It is not expensive and skin-friendly, so there is a possibility to wear these tattoos every day.
There are 3 types of on-skin interfacing:
Sensing touch input
These on-skin devices afford their users an opportunity to have control over smartphones and display information. They are also sensitive to body temperature and people`s emotional state.
Scientists predict that these devices will be an extension of people in the nearest future.