Connected Ink

Tattoo culture takes a step toward technology

Implications - Tattoo culture has come a long way in the past few years, transitioning from an underrepresented art form to a widely accepted form of self-adornment. Further updating the phenomena, Connected Ink combines tattoos with technology. This speaks to both the truly mainstream status of tattoo art, and the necessity of technology in modern society.
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Temperature-Tracking Tattoos - Bionic Skin Can Detect the Human Body's Internal Temperature
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Warm 9,658 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 13
Temperature-Tracking Tattoos
Bionic Skin Can Detect the Human Body's Internal Temperature
Science takes leaps and bounds and the newest rumors of ‘Bionic Skin’ is no exception. ‘Bionic Skin’ is “wafer-thin” and no thicker than a postage stamp; it is... [More]
X-Ray Fetus Tattoos - This Odd Tattoo is Interesting But Slightly Disturbing at the Same Time
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Average 8,309 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 13
X-Ray Fetus Tattoos
This Odd Tattoo is Interesting But Slightly Disturbing at the Same Time
This odd tattoo is interesting but slightly disturbing at the same time. This anonymous female takes the cake for what is possibly the weirdest tattoo. The odd tattoo has been designed and placed... [More]
Fatigue-Sensing Tattoos - This Biosensor is a Temporary Tattoo That Alerts Athletes of Over-Exertion
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Mild 1,828 Clicks Pub: Jul 29, 13
Fatigue-Sensing Tattoos
This Biosensor is a Temporary Tattoo That Alerts Athletes of Over-Exertion
This biosensor tattoo is a technology designed to help athletes and soldiers from over-exerting themselves. The sticky sensor is adhered to the skin during a workout and monitors stamina throughout... [More]
RFID Chip Tattoos - Artist Anthony Antonellis Embeds a Re-Programmable Chip into His Hand
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Mild 1,516 Clicks Pub: Aug 26, 13
RFID Chip Tattoos
Artist Anthony Antonellis Embeds a Re-Programmable Chip into His Hand
The art of tattooing may have become extremely mainstream over the last few years, but artist Anthony Antonellis has decided to take it to another level. Instead of traditional ink, he has embedded... [More]
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