Metallic Tattoos to conduct computer operations
photo courtesy: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Mettalic Tattoos to ‘Conduct’ Computer Operations?

Etching may be Art, Technology may be Science, but the twain shall meet in Tattoo-istan. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are leveraging temporary tattoos to operate connected devices like smart mobiles and computers.

The non-permanent skin etchings use layers of gold similar to the one used to ‘ornament’ confections to operate devices. The conducting properties of gold help create the circuit.

Additional Reading

The Tattoo that Conducts and Connects