In a bizarre twist to electronic tattoos that some technology firms are experimenting with to do away with passwords, Tim Cannon, a German biohacker went ahead and implanted a chip on his forearm, making him a DIY cyborg.
Mr Cannon explained that he works for a company that focuses on biohacking which manufactures devices that are meant to integrate with the human body. It is also known as DIY cyborg or the merging of man and machine.
The open source chip allows Mr Cannon full control over the biometric data it collects, such as his body temperature. The chip includes a battery pack that charges wirelessly.
Among the companies experimenting on electronic tattoos is Google's Motorola. The electronic tattoo and the new fingerprint scanner of Apple's iPhone 5S, however, are seen by some groups as precursor to the iPhone 5Ss Fingerprint Scanner a Step Closer to a Mark of the Beast Scenario.docx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Mark of the Beast Scenario.