The small stickers sync with a device and then allow the wearer to unlock their phone with a quick tap. Vivalink, part of Motorola’s ATAP lab, is responsible for the tiny stickers that can be applied to your skin.
It’s said that the digital tattoos will be able to withstand daily activities such as showering, exercising, and sleeping for up to five days. You can replace it once it dies rather than being locked out of your device. Ten stickers can be bought at a time for $10. It’s probably not the most appealing price tag, but it’s certainly novel and an alternative take on smartphone security.
The digital tattoo sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. But is it really to much of an ordeal to input a security code as we’ve been doing for years?