Body Stickers

*This* is the future of wearables – the Fitbit plastic wristbands and other variants are merely temporary in between steps to discreet, personal stickers.

No larger than a postage stamp and as thin as a human hair, these devices consist of an antenna and thinned near-field communication chip mounted onto a stretchable adhesive.  Disposable, wearable anywhere on the body – these can be used wherever, and whenever is necessary.

The implications for the personal data being gathered and shared with healthcare providers and insurance companies is another frontier in privacy, that personally I feel reaches Gattaca levels.

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