Ground control station in the form of a tattoo!


Now we just have to think in MavLink!

From IO9

Temporary electronic tattoos could soon help people fly drones with only thought and talk seemingly telepathically without speech over smartphones, researchers say. Electrical engineer Todd Coleman at the University of California at San Diego is devising noninvasive means of controlling machines via the mind, techniques virtually everyone might be able to use.

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    As we get closer to the Ghost in the Shell.  Very cool...

  • I've been reading some sci-fi lately. This kind of thing has been a staple of sci-fi in a few places that I've seen. They are particularly important to the story in Peter F Hamilton's commonwealth Saga. It is always exciting to read articles describing these ideas becoming reality.


    OCTattoos (Organic Circuitry Tattoos) are also a major technological device. These are tattooed on the skin and resemble colourful, often metallic tattoos, and serve hundreds of purposes from transferring credits to serving as sensors. Their main function is to act as processors for other implants.

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