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Skintillates (2016) Honorable mention

Designing and Creating Epidermal Interactions

Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2016

Joanne Lo, Doris Lee, David Bui, Eric Paulos

Skintillates

Skintillates is a wearable technology that mimics tattoos - the oldest and most commonly used on-skin displays in human culture. We demonstrate that by fabricating electrical traces and thin electronics on temporary tattoo paper, a wide array of displays and sensors can be created. Just like the traditional temporary tattoos often worn by children and adults alike, Skintillates flex naturally with the user's skin. Our simple fabrication technique also enables users to freely design and print with a full range of colors to create application-specific customized designs.


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