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ANIMATED TATTOOS------------> THE FUTURE WAS YESTERDAY.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by heavyLox, Dec 7, 2003.

  1. heavyLox

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    ANIMATED TATTOOS------------> THE FUTURE WAS YESTERDAY.

    Discussion started by heavyLox - Dec 7, 2003

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    <span style='font-family:century gothic'>
    Tattoos may be expressive but they aren't all that
    versatile. Daigle and Campbell's Dynamic Tattoo
    System uses "digital ink" microcapsule sphere
    display technology to create images on the surface
    of the skin. A thin sensor transponder bonded to
    your skin detects bioelectrical signals and
    customizes your tattoo accordingly. Synch a PDA to
    it and the transponder can display calendar
    reminders and phone numbers. When you aren't
    using it, it morphs into your choice of animated
    body art. </span>


    Courtesy ID-One Design
     
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  2. RATT

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    Ha ha ha, thats sick. Well, kind of scary actually.
     
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  3. Abracadabra

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    Abracadabra - Replied Dec 7, 2003

    mood rings taken way too far
     
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    for the bargain basement price of......what? more than any of us could ever afford, i assume...
     
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    so i can change that swatztika to a daisy
     
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    DETO - Replied Dec 7, 2003

    :huh2: okay.
     
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    haha
     
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    I don't believe a word of it.
     
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  9. Zack Morris

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    Zack Morris - Replied Dec 8, 2003

    ^^^neither do I


    to be honest I think a mood tattoo si kinda retarded to begin with.

    <3,
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  10. ment2

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    ment2 - Replied Dec 8, 2003

    so basically its not a tattoo at all, but a moronic projectiong of your business onto your face.
     
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  11. Zack Morris

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    Zack Morris - Replied Dec 8, 2003

    plus having a rain cloud on your face because your sad is..well...yeah.

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    Digital tattoos
    A wireless personal area network server and sensor network facilitate the display of emotional information on a user's skin through use of digital tattoos.

    Description:
    Knowing the emotional state of others is an important social skill. Some individuals excel at the subtle art of reading expression in the face and body. But to others less skilled, or individuals with Asperger Syndrome (high functioning autism), the signs are completely unreadable without a context. Yet context isn't always meaningful. Imagine you are studying algebra in the library and before long your mind wanders. Think of a sad memory and tears may may well up. Recalling a romantic evening may make your cheeks flush. Onlookers may be confounded as to how algebra can elicit such emotion!

    Semiotic body decorations such as tattoos are expressive but are permanent. How much more spontaneous and timely it would be to display transient tattoos to more clearly promulgate both recalled emotional events or current emotional states to others ... perhaps even datamine the record and display to yourself the date or place when you last felt that way.

    Like earlier work on changeable tattoos1, digital tattoos employ the microcapsule sphere display technologies of digital ink, examples of which include eInk2 and Gyricon Media3. However, rather than painfully implant or inject the ink below the epidermis it is instead applied to the skin surface in three successive applications of a breathable cyanoacrylate film matrix similar to Liquid BandageĀ®4. First a matrix with conductive microrods is applied. A powered pad that aligns the microrods with an EM field is placed over the skin for a minute until the matrix is dry. This is followed by applying a layer of digital ink matrix followed by another layer of conductive matrix aligned orthogonal to the first. When suspended between electrically charged grids the ink spheres will display as either white, black or gray. Digital ink uses very low power and displays an image even when the power is turned off. Each sphere is about the diameter of a human hair and contains positively charged white particles and negatively charged black particles suspended in a clear fluid.

    Digital tattoos are the display component of a system also consisting of up to three sensor-transponders detecting EEG and EMG bioelectrical signals and a small, low-power wireless personal area network (WPAN) server5. The sensor is attached to the skin with a medical dry electrode employing fuzzy logic6 to interpret neural signatures related to emotional states. The signature data is sent to and stored in the WPAN server which in turn sends data to the digital tattoos. The WPAN server synchronizes with a PDA allowing for uploading of new calendar data, display drivers and display imagery selectable through the WPAN's "flex interface"7.

    1. USPO 6,192,890 Levy, et al
    2. http://www.eink.com
    3. http://www.gyriconmedia.com
    4. http://www.bandaid.com/liquid_bandage.shtml
    5. http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/802/15/
    6. Lusted, H.S. and Knapp, R.B. Controlling computers with neural signals. Scientific American, vol. 275, no. 4 (Oct.), pp. 82-87, 1996.
    7. http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/IL/members/schwe...ig/subcontents/

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    [img]http://www.core77.com/challenge/memory/images/Tattoo_ink_prep_fix_1.jpg'>
    [img]http://www.core77.com/challenge/memory/images/Tattoo_devices_final.jpg'>

    *****
    core77 design challenge:

    "Memory
    Design a device to assist and exploit novel opportunities for memory storage, feedback and sharing."

    [url=http://www.core77.com/challenge/brief_memory.asp]http://www.core77.com/challenge/brief_memory.asp[/url]
     
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    ment2 - Replied Dec 8, 2003

    that's such a bad idea i can't believe it. you would have to be such an idiot to have one of those. basically its a brain control chip? or its a thing like a hearing aid and is in no way really a tattoo... i cant tell
     
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    i'm scared:confused:
     
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    Dick Quickwood - Replied Dec 8, 2003

    i look kind of sad all the time :(
     
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