Electronic ‘Tattoo’ Transforms Skin Into a Screen

wearable-technology-electronic-skin-tattoo-e-skinResearchers have taken the concept of wearable technology to a whole new level by developing an electronic patch that transforms skin into an LED screen.

The flexible display, created by scientists at the University of Tokyo, is as thin as cling film and is described as electronic skin, or “e-skin.”

“The advent of mobile phones has changed the way we communicate,” said Takao Someya from the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Engineering. “While these communication tools are getting smaller and smaller, they are still discrete devices that we have to carry with us.  Source 

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