Motorola Wants Smartphone Microphone Throat Tattoos Dylan Duarte November 7, 2013 Extras I don’t have any tattoos and I don’t have any actual plans to get one, but the possibility has always appealed to me. What would I get, though? I’ve considered the Daredevil logo, as I’m big fan of the character and it would double as my initials. There’s also a quote from Farenheit 451 that I really like, so maybe just a small, out-the-way scribbling of that that I could glance at every now and then. Or maybe a tattoo on my throat that could double as a smartphone microphone, like the ones that Motorola want us to wear. The folks over at Engadget have stumbled across a Motorola patent application that shows the company is looking into a new form of “wearable” tech: a microphone, complete with transceiver and power supply, that is nestled away in a throat tattoo. The idea is that the you would get sound completely free of background noise and that sound would be transmitted to a mobile device via Bluetooth, NFC, or something similar. The patent also mentions the possibility of “other animals” using the tech. Welcome to the future! The horrifying future. via Engadget Share This With The World!