A temporary metallic tattoo, DuoSkin, created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US gone viral after the news appear, you can control your smartphones and computer, and other connected devices with this tattoo. It use layers of gold leaf — usually used to decorate photo frames and chocolates — that act as a conductor and connect parts of a small, simple circuit. See the pic of DuoSkin Tattoo here.
This new technology lets anyone create their own durable, customized gold metal leaf temporary tattoo that can be worn directly on the skin and used in several ways, researchers said.
“These tattoos enable anyone to create interfaces directly on their skin,” said Hsin-Liu Kaofrom Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US. The tattoo act as an input device can convert skin into a track pad, letting users connect to a computer or smartphone and control apps by swiping on the tattoo itself, they said.
For example, one tattoo can change colour based on your body temperature. Another can be paired with an app developed by researchers called “Couple Harmony” and lets partners visualize each other’s current mood.