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Motorola wants to patent a NECK TATTOO that doubles up as a microphone to make calls clearer in noisy places

 

Tattoo picks up sounds caused by changes in throat muscles when talking It sends these sounds wirelessly to a smartphone using Bluetooth or NFC Google-owned Motorola also claims it could be fitted to animals. The technology could make it easier to hear callers in noisy places  The firm has also said it is working on tattoos to replace passwords.

Forget Google Glass, smartwatches and even the biohacker who inserted a microchip under his skin, Motorola is hoping to trump them all with its microphone tattoo. According to a patent filed by the Google-owned phone maker, the tattoo would be placed onto a person’s throat and pick sounds created by their voice. If the user is making a phone call, the tattoo would then send these sounds wirelessly to the smartphone and the caller.

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