Motorola want to replace passwords with tattoos on your skin

31 May 2013


Dennis Woodside, Motorola’s chief executive, speaking at California's D11 conference yesterday, reckons that tattoos should probably replace the need to enter passwords, which isn't terrifying at all.

And these have actually been developed, by a dystopian company in Massachusetts called MC10. The tattoo will have flexible electronic circuits that are attached to the wearer's skin using a rubber stamp.


When you get over a certain age, you are killed.

Motorola hopes these 'Biostamps' could transformed consumer authentication needs, presumably because they're stock-piling shares in the industry as we speak. That's not all; Motorola are waddling around in something called the Proteus Digital Health pill, which has already been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and was given European regulatory approval in 2010.

In English, it is a computer chip is powered by a battery using the acid in your stomach. The pill would then create a unique signal that can be picked up by devices outside the body and be used to verify your identity.

Woodside admitted that such experimental ideas were not going to be on sale soon. But he claimed Motorola had “tested it authenticating a phone, and it works.'


TOPICS:   Technology   Mobile   Gadgets


  • Dr Z.
    The desire to have a tattoo should prevent the person from obtaining one in the first place. Chavism of the highest order.
  • Zleet
    The only reason I would ever get an advanced tattoo is if it was some sort of functioning nervous system integrated computer taking me one step towards a super android body.
  • filet
    Identity Tattooing did "wonders" for the jewish race & others deemed untermensch by the Nazi's & their lapdogs. No, thankyou. Also do remember that when an animal is microchipped the chip can move around & be lost, databases are easily corrupted & i.d.tag scammer crimes have occurred in places like the kennel club & supposedly secure companies, off keeping your i.d. to yourself.
  • jor e.
    This kind of technology sounds a little like the sign of the beast. I am the only one who see this ?

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