February 27th, 2008

Allah Sulu-South Park

[Science!] Electronic Tattoo Display Runs On Blood

Jim Mielke's wireless blood-fueled display is a true merging of technology and body art. At the recent Greener Gadgets Design Competition, the engineer demonstrated a subcutaneously implanted touch-screen that operates as a cell phone display, with the potential for 3G video calls that are visible just underneath the skin…

That is pretty damned cool. It would be even cooler if you could simply upload any image into the thing, to have it look like a "traditional" tattoo but be changeable at will. Of course, an animated screen saver would be even better…