[Cyborg] Nokia is looking into haptic tattoos to help you feel who’s calling

Tomm tomm.fire at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 12:34:56 PDT 2012


Sounds like a great idea, so long as you never want an MRI again in your 
life.

"[ All four cases] ... had dark black tattoos that caused a burning 
sensation during MRI. The ink used for black or dark brown tattooing may 
contain compounds of iron oxide that have ferromagnetic properties and 
may cause burning during MRI, especially if the design is in loop 
patterns [3 <http://www.ajronline.org/content/183/2/541.1.full#ref-3>]."

http://www.ajronline.org/content/183/2/541.1.full

Perhaps some enterprising entrepreneur will offer haptic henna?

On 3/21/12 11:13 AM, Rohan Jayasekera wrote:
> This story has just been picked up on by the mainstream media: 
> http://www.unwiredview.com/2012/03/15/nokia-is-looking-into-haptic-tattoos-to-help-you-feel-whos-calling/
>
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