Nokia patents vibrating tattoos

Imagine not being able to separate yourself from your mobile phone. Literally.

Cellphone-maker Nokia now owns a patent for a tattoo capable of stimulating someone when they receive a call or text, reports Tech News World. It’s not yet known if Nokia is actively working on developing this technology, but the patent proves that corporations are looking to create more than the next faster, aesthetically pleasing device.

Such a "tattoo" would be more of a skin graft. Its material would be “capable of detecting a magnetic field and transferring a perceivable stimulus to the skin,” according to TNW. The question is: Are people willing to permanently attach themselves to their phones, even if it makes communication more convenient?

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