Silicon Valley technology company VivaLnk together with Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group have developed a Digital Tattoo to unlock with a simple touch your phone. Vivalnk’s Digital Tattoo works on Motorola’s Moto X smartphone and the VivaLnk team is looking to expand to other devices and future versions of Android.
Made of super thin, flexible materials, based on VivaLnk’s eSkin technology, each digital tattoo is designed to unlock your phone with just a touch of your Moto X to the tattoo, no passwords required. The nickel-sized tattoo is adhesive, lasts for five days, and is made to stay on through showering, swimming, and vigorous activities like jogging. An average user takes 2.3 seconds to unlock their phone and does this about 39 times a day—a process that some people find so inconvenient that they do not lock their phones at all. Using NFC technology, digital tattoos make it faster to safely unlock your phone anywhere without having to enter a password.
You can buy the digital tattoos in packs of 10 on VivaLnk.com.