Leave a message – on this tattoo
Nokia has developed a haptic tattoo ink that vibrates, similar to the way mobile phone screens do when touched. The ink can be either temporary or permanent, and is magnetized before it’s applied so that the user’s skin vibrates when their phone rings or receive a text message.
Why it matters
While many joke that they ‘live on their mobile phones’, this literally allows Nokia technology to become a part of a person. As people stay plugged in for longer and brands increasingly weave into consumer’s lives, how will the boundaries between technology and human life start to change? What are the lines of consumer comfort we need to be mindful of as we innovate?
There are 8.5 million disabled people in Turkey. Despite advancements there are still many obstacles to integrating disabled people into society, particularly the workforce. 3G technology is helping Turkcell to change this with video call centres that provide sign language services for customers who are hard of hearing.
“Live.dolcegabbana.mobi” is an app that allows people to discover the new Dolce & Gabbana collections during Milan Fashion Week. This is making the fashion show available via live streaming for the first time.