Motorola’s biostamp electronic tattoo is composed of silicon and contains an electrical circuit, antennae and sensors that bend and move with the wearer’s body. When used in conjunction with the tattoos, mobile devices could then be used to confirm the owner’s identity and log them in to accounts automatically. Continue reading for and up-close picture and more information.

According to The Daily Mail, “this would prevent thieves and other people from being able to access a phone, or individual apps on the device, if it is stolen or lost.” More recent prototypes are applied directly to the skin using a rubber stamp.

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