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November 8, 2013

Motorola Looking at Speaker Tattoo on Your Neck


I suppose it had to happen, a speaker tattoo that will sit on your neck, allowing you to speak commands in even the noisiest of environments. Motorola have a new patent suggests Motorola has a few tricks up their sleeves, including a semi-permanent tattoo  This will, of course, tether to your smartphone or wireless host device, but could add a new depth to what amounts to wearable technology.

Stuck on the side of your neck, this becomes a device that can hear you in a as if you were in an empty room albeit in a noisy place like during a football match.

Motorola will use what its calling a “galvanic skin response detector” to detect skin resistance of a user. It is contemplated that a user that may be nervous or engaging in speaking falsehoods may exhibit different galvanic skin response than a more confident, truth telling individual. “ – Motorola

Motorola has long been toying with the idea of tattoos or subcutaneous (situated or lying under the skin, as tissue) technology, and this is the latest in a line of their fascination. We’re certainly interested in technology which could take hands-free to a new level, it’s very interesting technology that could find its way into other devices or utilities.

Source: SlashGear

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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini