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'Tech Tats' are temporary biosensors with cyborg style (Tomorrow Daily 278)

Ashley discusses one company's vision of temporary tattoos topped with tech, improving NASA's Robonaut 5 by challenging university teams to improve upon it and a health monitor that requires a patient to ingest a tiny microphone inside a pill.

By November 25, 2015


Biosensors take shape as temporary tattoos (Tomorrow Daily 278 show notes)

Chaotic Moon's "Tech Tat" is designed to be a temporary biomonitor. It can be placed anywhere on the human body, making it more discreet than a wrist wearable, and biometrics it gathers are sent to an easy to use app.

By November 25, 2015


Biosensors go to the movies (pictures)

An audience of 2,300 electronically shares emotional reactions to a provocative series of videos an ad agency screens in Cannes. Here's what they saw at the "Feel the Reel" event.

16 Images By June 19, 2014


Turkey skin inspires toxin-detecting biosensor

Bioengineers at UC Berkeley say their smartphone-enabled sensor can detect volatile chemicals by mimicking the color-changing abilities of turkeys, who can shift dramatically from reds to blues to whites.

By January 21, 2014


PIP biosensor makes you relax to win games

The PIP biosensor and app system on Kickstarter encourages you to relax in order to get ahead in gaming.

By June 17, 2013


Temporary tattoos turn sweat to power in biobattery

Electrical currents generated from sweat could someday be a way to charge your phone while burning calories.

By August 13, 2014


Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 2014


Implanted Bluetooth biochip gets under hacker's skin

A "DIY cyborg" has a surgically implanted chip that reads his body temperature and delivers the data to a mobile device. Warning: his subcutaneous sensor might make your own skin crawl.

By November 1, 2013


Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013


Get your brain in shape with Emotiv Insight headset

Emotiv's latest EEG headset has dry sensors so you can slap it on and start monitoring your attention levels and stress.

By August 6, 2013