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The Best Tattoo Turns Your Body Into A Controller For Any Computer

The Best Tattoo Turns Your Body Into A Controller For Any Computer

Your next tattoo could also be used to control your computer. A new technology called DuoSkin, developed by MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research, allows anyone to create customised gold metal leaf print tattoos that can be worn directly on the skin. The temporary tattoos can be used as touchpad…

Microsoft’s Interactive Plastic Is A Whole New Form Of Digital Input

Microsoft’s Interactive Plastic Is A Whole New Form Of Digital Input

When Microsoft encourages its engineers to think outside the box, the results aren’t always dead-ends like the Kin. In fact, the company’s research division is now showing off an amazing thin transparent film called FlexSense that can sense deformations and allow us to interact with tablets and eReaders in fascinating…