Please Set Your Phones to “Tattoo” Ringer

By |2012-03-23T08:31:05-05:00March 23, 2012|FTTCF|0 Comments

This week's Fall Through the Cracks Friday is significantly off the beaten path... A recent post at highlights a patent filing from Nokia for a unique use of haptic technology - essentially vibrations from your phone that appeal to your sense of touch. What makes the Nokia filing unique is its approach to haptic tech - through the use of ferromagnetic inks that could be applied to the body or even tattooed under the skin (ouch!). Once applied, you could "pair" your tattoo to your mobile device like you would a Bluetooth headset. From the post... The tattoo would [...]