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Electronic tattoo display runs on blood
The surface of the implant that faces the underside of the skin is covered with a matrix of field producing pixels that activate a matching matrix of pixels tattooed onto the surface of the skin above the implant. The field penetrates the skin to drive the tattooed display, while the skin continues to provide its function of sealing the body from the world.
The device is BLUETOOTH.... I wonder if your laptop would get the message: "searching for active bluetooth devices in the area.... found: Jim's Left Arm". I don't know if it'd be cool to have local hackers trying to get under my skin. Plus... "under the skin"? And what about on a flight. The flight attendant would say, "Sir, could you turn your tattoo off please?" Actually - with a little memory chip insert, maybe you could watch movies on your sleeve... connected to your "jawbone".
Her cell phone is ringing, but the display is turned off. She lightly pushes a small dot on the skin on her left forearm to suddenly reveal a two by four inch tattoo with the image of the cell phone's digital display, directly in the skin of her arm. She answers the call by pushing a tattooed button on her arm. While she's talking, the tattoo comes to life as a digital video of the caller. When she finishes, the tattoo disappears.
This Bluetooth device is permanently implanted beneath the skin. It
is flat, flexible, silicon and silicone. Tightly rolled when it's
inserted through a small incision, and then unfurled beneath the skin,
it lies benignly between skin and muscle.