Innovators over at Skin Motion, LLC in Los Angeles have developed a technology that could completely change the tattoo game.
Starting in June of this year, the company will be taking appointments for customers to have sound waves tattooed on their skin. This product, called Soundwave Tattoos, will be readable by an accompanying free app that scans the tattoo and plays the audio the customer had selected.
People have been questioning the legitimacy of the idea, so the owner and founder of the Skin Motion technology, Nate Siggard, helped put the rumors to rest with the following video.
Their website explains more of how the concept is executed:
“A person uploads or records the audio they want into the app or website. We generate the Soundwave from that. The person takes the generated Soundwave to a tattoo artist from our artist network. Artists need to be licensed in order to make sure they understand the limitations of the technology and how that applies to tattoo placement, size, and changes to the design of the tattoo from a simple Soundwave to make it more custom or elaborate on it for the person. Once the artist does the tattoo, a photo of the tattoo is uploaded to our platform. Our platform processes the audio and tattoo and adds it to the app. When the user opens our app and points the camera on their mobile device at the tattoo, it recognizes the shape of the Soundwave and plays back the audio.”
For those wanting to hear a loved one’s voice or play a piece of their favorite songs, Soundwave Tattoos could be the next step in tattooing technology.
H/T: EDM Sauce