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Ready for your electronic tattoo?

Mike Elgan | March 17, 2014
Electronic tattoos are the ultimate wearable computer. There's no telling what a patch of electronics stuck to your body somewhere and connected wirelessly to a smartphone can do once app developers get involved.

Flexible electronics will enable flexible devices — the first major example of which is the LG Flex, a curved smartphone. But we can look forward to clamshell devices that, when opened out flat, form a continuous screen across both halves.

There will be other uses for flexible electronics, but one of the biggest will be electronic tattoos. It's an idea that's coming soon. Once it arrives, it's really going to stick.


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