A 120 Film Backing Paper Design Tattoo

A 120 Film Backing Paper Design Tattoo-1

Photographer Michel Jones’s tattoo is based on the backing paper that comes with 120 film.

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SoBe: ReSkin (Online Tattoo App)

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To promote the SoBe Tea & Elixir line’s newly designed packaging, SoBe has teamed up with Firstborn to create an online tattoo app. The app allows you to upload a photo and try out a variety of digital tattoos. Watch the SoBe ReSkin case study video and get a link to the site after the jump.

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Nano-Tattoos and Diabetes

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Very promising news.

“New nanoparticle tattooing could be used to monitor diabetics’ blood sugar levels, replacing traditional daily finger pricks.”

Read the entire article at digitaljournal.com.

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Graffiti Analysis 2.0: Digital Blackbook (Video)

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I would like to need to give this a try.

“Graffiti Analysis is an extensive ongoing study into the motion of graffiti. Custom software designed for graffiti writers creates visualizations of the often unseen motion involved in the creation of a tag. Motion data is recorded, analyzed and archived in a free and open database, 000000book.com, where writers can share analytical representations of their hand styles. Influential graffiti artist such as SEEN, TWIST, AMAZE, KETONE, JONONE, and KATSU have had their tags motion captured using the Graffiti Analysis software. All tags created in Graffiti Analysis are saved as Graffiti Markup Language (GML) files, a new digital standard used by other popular graffiti applications such as Laser Tag and EyeWriter. Graffiti Analysis 2.0 is an open source project that is available online for free in OSX, Windows and Linux.”

For more info visit graffitianalysis.com.

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Augmented Reality Tattoo Technology (Video)

Buenos Aires based company ThinkAnApp has created an augmented reality tattoo.

An animation of a flying dragon is activated when the camera detects a barcode marker tattoo on the arm.

Some people are trippin’ on the design of the tattoo. I agree its not the greatest piece, but I think this is more about developing the technology at this point. It’ll be interesting to see where it goes from here.

Stills after the jump.

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New Camera can find hidden Tattoos

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Scientists and researchers at the University of Derby claim to have an infra-red digital camera that can find hidden tattoos.

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Make Your Skin Move with LED Tattoos

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“Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are working on devices constructed from silicon and silk which have the ability to carry light emitting diodes (LEDs). Devices like these have already been successfully implanted into mice, meaning we may not be that far removed from seeing tattoos that can move and turn your skin into a screen.”

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Via: gradientmagazine.com

Related Post: Design Probe: Electronic Tattoo

Digital Tattoo Interface Design embedded Under Skin

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The Digital Tattoo Interface is a design that was entered into the Greener Design Competition. Its blood-powered electronic interface is embedded under the skin to mimic a tattoo, display videos, or act as a phone or computer.

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Skullcandy iPhone App

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Keep up on the latest surf reports, snow conditions, find skate parks and listen to music with the Skullcandy iPhone app.

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Brad Pitt introduces the Float House

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Brad Pitt continues his amazing work through his Make It Right Foundation by introducing the Float House.

“Brad Pitt has been making waves in the green building world lately, so it’s only appropriate that the newest house completed for his Make It Right Foundation project be a floating one. Being revealed today in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward, the Float House by Morphosis Architects, goes beyond sustainable design and construction and is built within the context of its environment – it can float. In case of flooding, the home can literally break away from it’s moorings and rise up up to 12 feet on two guideposts. It won’t float away, but it will act as a raft and provide the family with enough battery power to allow them to survive for up to three days until help arrives.”

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