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NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – Tattoo That Vibrates When Your Phone Rings @ Forbes via Unwiredview.

Nokia hopes to jolt the personal electronics and tattoo industries simultaneously with a new patent for a haptic tattoo that transmits “a perceivable impulse” through a person’s skin when he or she gets a phone call, text message or email alert.

Patent here.

Phillip Torrone

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. Oh, great. A trip to an MRI will rip out a patch of skin.

  2. Pingback: Vibrating Tattoo | Nokia | lastsocialmedianews

  3. Not sure if magnetic ink is a good idea to put under the skin.

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