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Throat Tattoo that enables you control your devices with voice commands is coming

131112095149-google-neck-tattoo-story-topInternet giants Google are working on a temporary electronic tattoo that would stick to the user’s throat and it would communicate with your smart devices and wearable technology like Google Glass.

This was revealed through a patent filed by Google-owned Motorola Mobility last week, for a system “that comprises an electronic skin tattoo capable of being applied to a throat region of a body.”

The tattoo would communicate with smartphones, gaming devices, tablets and wearable tech like Google Glass via a Bluetooth-style connection and would include a microphone and power source.


The wearers could communicate with their devices via voice commands.

The tattoo could even be used as a lie detector, by include a galvanic skin response detector to detect skin resistance of a user,  the 10-page document reads. “It is contemplated that a user that may be nervous or engaging in speaking falsehoods may exhibit different galvanic skin response than a more confident, truth telling individual.”

“Galvanic” is a reference to the way some surfaces, even skin, conduct electricity.

From images attached to the filing, the tattoo size appears to be between a postage stamp and a Band-Aid in size.

In addition to sticking to the throat, the tattoo could also go on a collar or a band around the user’s neck.

Source: CNN


Ephraim Batambuze III

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