Electronic Skin Tattoo with RFID Technology to Facilitate Monitoring


This device contains a RFID chip and will be able to transfer information wirelessly to various networks. To get people interested and excited by the electronic skin tattoo, news articles describe its usefulness in health monitoring and…um…video games. What is however not advertised is how easily this device could be used to track, spy and monitor people.

Electronic skin tattoo has medical, gaming, spy uses

A hair-thin electronic patch that adheres to the skin like a temporary tattoo could transform medical sensing, computer gamingand even spy operations, according to a US study published Thursday.

The micro-electronics technology, called an epidermal electronic system (EES), was developed by an international team of researchers from the United States, China and Singapore, and is described in the journal Science.

“It’s a technology that blurs the distinction between electronics and biology,” said co-author John Rogers, a professor in materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

“Our goal was to develop an electronic technology that could integrate with the skin in a way that is mechanically and physiologically invisible to the user.”

The patch could be used instead of bulky electrodes to monitor brain, heart and muscle tissue activity and when placed on the throat it allowed users to operate a voice-activated video game with better than 90 percent accuracy.

“This type of device might provide utility for those who suffer from certain diseases of the larynx,” said Rogers. “It could also form the basis of a sub-vocal communication capability, suitable for covert or other uses.”

The wireless device is nearly weightless and requires so little power it can fuel itself with miniature solar collectors or by picking up stray or transmitted electromagnetic radiation, the study said.

Less than 50-microns thick — slightly thinner than a human hair — the devices are able to adhere to the skin without glue or sticky material.

“Forces called van der Waals interactions dominate the adhesion at the molecular level, so the electronic tattoos adhere to the skin without any glues and stay in place for hours,” said the study.

Northwestern University engineer Yonggang Huang said the patch was “as soft as the human skin.”

Rogers and Huang have been working together on the technology for the past six years. They have already designed flexible electronics for hemispherical camera sensors and are now focused on adding battery power and other energy options.

The devices might find future uses in patients with sleep apnea, babies who need neonatal care and for making electronic bandages to help skin heal from wounds and burns.

– AFP, Electronic skin tattoo has medical, gaming, spy uses



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Revelation 13:17-18 (English Standard Version) Only The Truth Open UR Eyes Sheeple!!!

17 so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. 18 This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666

The mark of the beast is more then a mark it's also those who worship the anti-christ.So for one to have the Mark of the Beast one must by their own will worship the beats and take the mark.

Anyone who does this will therefore be beyond the chance of being redeemed … Lost without hope .

revelation ch 13 v 16 to 18 and he forces all to recieve a mark on their arm or forehead and that no one can buy nor sell lest they have the mark

yeah it's probably not the exact mark but the technology probably already exists that will be used…i believe they are years ahead of this tech they are telling us about…years but they don't want to shake people awake…just break it to them slowly, get people used to the idea…what a wicked world we live in….the heart of man is so dark..so dark…I love seeing all these comments about people placing their hope in Christ and pray you all have a personal relationship with the one who is called faithful and true. We all really need to be praying for those that don't know christ…we need to look up and focus on our blessed hope but there is still work to do while we are here!!! I've accepted the fact that I might not get married, or have kids or grow old in this world because of all the events that… Read more »
Very informative article, VC! I appreciate that because I have been hearing a lot about this so called RFID chip. I know a lot of people are afraid and are fearful and saying that this "technological advance", among other things, is making them afraid but I just want to say that there's nothing in this world to be fearful of. If you belong to Jesus Christ, and He is your Lord and Savior, then there is nothing to be fearful of. The truth of the Lord God Jehovah – His Word – tells us in the book of 2Timothy Chapter 1v.7 that the Lord has not given us a spirit of fear; but of POWER, and of LOVE, and of a SOUND MIND. If you confess with your mouth that the Lord Jesus Christ is indeed the Son of the Most High God, and believe with your whole heart that… Read more »

When I saw this all I could think was the "Mark of the Beast."

does this remind anyone else of bible prophesy?


History is cyclical, and when it comes to Biblical prophecies, often there are several events which will fit, meaning that a prophecy may have been fulfilled partially but has yet to be fulfilled completely. For example, the prophecies about the fate of Jerusalem have been partially fulfilled, but we have yet to see Jerusalem destroyed for good.

Also, I am very greatful to at least have the inside story, it just goes to show, it is written, and will be, how Awesome our God is that He allows these things to happen even though He knows he outcome, He wants to give us all the chance to be with Him and to reap rewards, I hope the Mark is not a temporary tattoo, that would be confusing, and much easier to be forced upon us, I believe the tattoo will be permanent and you either accept the Mark or refuse, I am afraid of what my life will be like when I refuse, but I know He will be with me to the very end. AMEN

i think this is one of the greatest ideas think about it makes life a lot easier to access your house, phone, car, your credit cards, to clocking in or just use the traditional way with the job, as long as it can stay for personal this would be the best so we would first have to ban the government for regulating or even having a word on it, because thats when corruption comes i thought about the implant but what if they decide to use their evil you're going to have to cut your self and with the tattoo just scratch it off, and the applications with this are so useful, nfc if youre close to a friend it notifies your phone maybe i shouldve kept that to myself because it hasnt been made yet, or for cars lets say you have a family your wife and 2 children… Read more »

why do these scientist have brains if their too scared to use them???

This is amazing. As any true technological advancement takes form, the religious are always the first to deem it satanic/evil/witchcraft. All of the people claiming this to be terrible: I challenge you to come up with one way in which this technology can be used for directly malicious purposes. I'm sure you are all aware of the very limited range that RFID chips have…..oh…you probably aren't since you are claiming ridiculous things.

Also. This is not permanent. It's like a temporary tattoo. Did any of you fear mongering drones even read this?

it is like a temporary tattoo, we all can read, they have created a temporary one, no one says it will be the form they will end up using, if it was only going to use temporary, the gov couldn’t spy on our every move, so, you can bet, it will be a permanent tattoo when all is said and done, make fun all you want, nothing you say will change the minds of those who stand against it for religious reasons, and some day, you could regret having that tattoo, some day when your doctor knows things aobut you that you wouldn’t have told him, it sounds new and shiny, but some of us saw this coming a long time ago, and we know how it ends

Are the RFID chip and the mark of the beast (Rev 13) the same, if so, when your life is over you can never go to heaven when you die. It does not matter what life you have lived, born again Christian, very religious, or just living an ordinary life, the RFID chip will cost you your eternal life, The Bible says so.Join the discussion

I’m aware of the RFID chips, you mean the ones that caused cancer to form AROUND the chip? as if the body was fighting it off? is that the chip youre talking about? the one that caused some people a shock when it was activated or a burn, all set, you can get in line though – have at it

Sorry typos on beast 🙂

Correct one must also worship the beast … Typo 🙂

mark of the beast much? haha

Concerning the 666 issue…has anyone heard Walid Shoebat's thoughts? He claims that the 3 Greek letters that make up the "666" are also Arabic words. In short, he claims when they are read together they say a "badge of servitude (which in Muslim countries the soldiers wear on the right arm and forehead) with the words In the Name of Allah". Maybe another guess to consider? Here is a link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtquNNEO7Fw

People, you are all so naive. The very money that you use on a daily basis has the all-seeing eye on it. If it is associated with satan as most of you believe, then you have already accepted satan. Not to mention everything else that you use.

Yes we all live and operate in satans system but it is when we have to make the decision to accept the mark in order to continue to operate within his system, this would be the life and death decision we will have to make

NO, this is not the mark of the beast. How could this possibly be the mark of the beast? I have to make a conscientious decision to recieve the mark. If someone knocked me out or hand cuffed me and stamped , injected, grafted, molded, etc. me with an RFID chip then how is that my own conscience making the decision. It is all about WHO you worship, a CHIP may be involved in tracking an individual and whatever else, but it cannot be the mark. The true sign of God's people are those who "…keep the commandments of God and have the faith of Jesus." Rev 14:12. A chip does not distinguish God's endtime people from anyone else. It has always been about worship, just look all throughout the Bible…worship, worship, worship. "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing… Read more »

everybody does need to wake up when they see this…dont take the mark of the beast

Whats the difference between this and a Social Security #. SS# is given at birth in the US. So technically we have all accepted the mark. I'm sure some of the commentators on here have the following; cars, cell phones, health insurance, rents or owns property and job or business. Most of the things mentioned are hard to achieve with out an SS# or Tax ID. I'm not trying to be an a$$, but any form of ID in modern society falls under the mark of the beast scenario.

The Social Security number is given to us before we can protest or resist. It isn't voluntary.

not a single person on this thread implied SS#’s are The Mark, we are calling a chip or tattoo or any identifying object that is inserted into the body The Mark, OF COURSE we use money, and no one here is telling you what to do, you think just because we believe in God we shouldn’t work or have money or use a cell phone? what a ridiculous statement, it clearly states in our Book, there will be a Mark or identifying element to be placed on the hand or forehead in order to buy or sell, and we will be refusing it, since when is a cell phone on our forehead, your post makes no sense whatsoever. we live among evil, it doesn’t mean we have to like it or that we shouldn’t exist because we believe in God.

I believe Satan will manipulate this into a visible mark. He is in absolute rebellion to God and his whole MO is rebel and foster rebels-he lies, steals, kills, destroys. I think he'll want it visible as a mark of identification with him & public worship–for really only one ultimate purpose–to defy God. He is gone after us because God loves us and created us to worship and walk with Him (God). Satan's revenge against God is to subvert our worship and relationship with God. I might be wrong, but I don't think the devil actually cares about our worship except to the end that it would ultimately destroy us/draw us away from the Lord Jesus. Might be wrong about this too, but he seems to operate with symbols, what if his mark looked something like a triquetra which has three 6s hidden in it? I also don't think "the… Read more »

i mean if the devil was a smart as he thinks he is wouldnt it be more plausible to try and go off scripture a little.. i mean throw a curveball and do something NOT fortold in the bible. i mean if he wants to deceive you could at least try a little harder. but sadly enough people still fall for the same old tricks…

This is scary and awful, and the mark of the beast immediately sprang to mind. But there is something else that really bothers me. I can't get over the number of people here who are hating on Catholics. I wish those of you who have so much hatred for the Church would actually take the time to go to a mass, talk to a priest, and read some legitimate Catholic literature. I think you would find that the Catholic Church's values align VERY closely with yours. You've got it all wrong if you think the Church is in league with the antiChrist. It makes me really sad to see these anti Catholic comments, when we are NOT the enemy. And it makes me feel very alienated from this community, when I'm already alienated from most people my age since I don't listen to pop music or watch television or buy… Read more »
It's not the Catholics I hate. It's the system. The beast is the form of government, a nation. NOT the people who make it up. Germany killed jews, but does that make all germans bad? America owned slaves, so does that mean all americans are bad? No. Same with the Catholic church. Just because the Vatican is the Beast, doesn't mean that the people are bad. I know I am guilty of using the term catholic church and vatican interchangeably, but please know that I'm referring to the system. Daniel says the beast will think to change times and laws. The Catholic 10 commandments are different than what the bible says. They've gotten rid of the second one about idol worship and split number 10 into two. That's changing laws. The vatican admits that the church changed reverence from Saturday to Sunday as their mark of authority. That's changing times.… Read more »


The pirate tattoo was not casually chosen…

I posted this link in an earlier article's comment section, but this time its on topic and maybe a lot of you havent seen it:


Microchips for children, making it a lot more easy for high-tech p********s to track down and kidnap kids. Err…. I mean its for their safety…


I bet they hid a 666 somewhere in there 😉

The first thought that came to me is this situation: someone pretending touching another person "by coincidence" and meanwhile passing on this patch on the person (adhesing it to their skin) – and now the unwitting person being "patched" can be monitored without them noticing it.

So yeh yeh this is all very freaky and wrong, but just wondering, who will actually not get one of these when it is the norm?

Im totally against all this, but it really scares me, ya know? Im only 17 and already this screwed up stuff is happening… Idk if, later in my lifetime, I'll be able to rebel and say no thanks. Might be easier to go with the flow… yay for a life of enslavement :L…

Anyway, good job VC. I love your articles. :]

Ala – It is a historical truism. The Catholic Church did indeed change the 'official day of worship' from the 7th day to Sunday. I believe in God and Jesus by the way, just to be clear on that and this has been something I have been studying. Christianity – the religion is an amalgamation of ancient beliefs and pagan idealism. From the earliest records we have you will find stories of creation, the flood, and the end of times. This is true of almost every culture and dates back to our earliest collective memory.The Catholic Church "decided" which parts of the bible we should be allowed to have as our 'good book' as well as implemented commandments in the form of the ten we are familiar with in an effort to control the population at a time when the church was the primary force of control across most of… Read more »

I'm with you on this Barbara, now it's just a matter of time before the Christians over here start telling you how you will go to hell and while most will say they pitty you for that, I can't help feeling like this actually makes them quite happy. I bet satan laughs his ass off reading VC's comment sections.

Do you think the mark of the beast will be sunday worshipping as claimed by the Seventh day Adventist. someone mentioned that it will be something that already existed and he will just use it. I heard that Saturday were the true day of worshipping but the Catholic changed it to Sunday some decades ago and we've all been following it..?? Any thoughts on this..?? Anyone??

The media uses certain terms to play on the intelligence of people. For instance, they will not say I am for killing babies. They will say, "I am pro-choice."

@ Everyone will bow- Jesus Christ – Hi there! Glad to see you here! I really enjoy your comments but I haven't seen you here for quite a while! Hope everything is fine!

Hello I'm a Believer, everything is fine with me. I hope the same for you. Since he has several articles at one time, I find it difficult to keep up with the old gang. I wish Vigilant would go back to one article at a time. I like to read other people's comments and replies. It is very interesting that way. I also love reading your comments.

By the way, Congratulations. I wish you the best.

Thank you very much! God bless you!

Thank you for the information. People need to be informed at all times. This is alarming news.

Footlocker's new commercial.

The fun starts 5 seconds in. Why is there a military helicopter at school? Why are the kids behind a large chain-linked fence? Why is the audience at :37 fake cardboard people moving? Why is the entire commercial so weird? Why is Blake Griffin the hateful detention guy?

Compare with the one of previous years:
cool, funny, focused on the shoes.

There s not much time left people! I have been avidly watching and reading since the 1980's and am still amazed at how rapidly each year brings about more things that will make it sooo very easy to issue in the antichrist and his mark. This tattoo thing (not to mention the implantable chips for animals and "your kids" so if lost, they can be tracked) show those with an eye and ear attuned to God let us know how close we are to the end of this age. They always try and use "medicine" and the health and well-being of an individual into play in order to persuade the people to accept more and more technological advances. As a physician for the past 25 years, I have no problem monitoring a person the "old" ways than to subject them to some "patch" whose true purpose is other than what… Read more »
I think its interesting that they targeted the gaming community. I have been wondering for a while now what role games, especially MMOs and fps, could play in "educating" young people. Games used to be different- you were shooting things but the graphics were so bad you couldn't take it seriously. I remember that QUAKE2 caused a bit of a stir when you were expected to murder fellow marines to get a key. Guess taking it from them wasn't an option? My friends and I couldn't finish DOOM4. It was that disturbing. The part that disgusted me the most was the monster that looked like a baby. Yeah, a baby. And you're supposed to kill it after a cut-scene of it's mother weeping for her kidnapped child. And thats tame compared to other games that are on the market. I don't think it's an accident that so many violent games… Read more »

I grew up with games too in t the C64 era and I have to agree with what you're saying but, it's exasctly the same with movies and TV. I mean, if you talk about glorifying war just turn on the ddamn TV. The real problem in this, to my humble opinion is that nobody teaches these kids anymore to distinguish between video games/tv/movies and reality. Really a big part of the current generation of kids really have major issues in distinguishing reality from TV reality.

I consider games a bit different since you're not just an observer, you're DOING the killing. I've seen plenty of TV shows where some psycho kills a child, but I couldn't bring myself to shoot the baby in DOOM4. It was different.

I agree that movies and TV are headed in the exact same direction. I know I'm desensitized to it- I remember how horrified and shocked I was when I saw Saving Private Ryan as a 13 year old. Now that I'm in my 20s I see gore like that on TV and don't batt an eye.

Sorry… "being" developed.

I was actually about to send this article to VC, I read it couple days ago in free magazine here in Australia. It was sick! and SUPER DISTURBING! I just can't believe that some people find this cool and interesting.

I am only 19 yrs old and a christian, it has been really hard to fight out the temptation of doing things that are contrary to my believe but I have been doing it. My friends are all going out, doing that sort of stuff, listening to songs that have a very unpleasant lyrics/underlying message, etc.

All things that are written in the bible are coming together. I guess it's just a matter of time before we are being introduce to the anti-christ. The end is near fellas! Jesus is coming soon!

To GC: People like you motivate me to go back to Christianity again. Being a teen in this day and age is tough but being a christian teen during these times seems almost impossible to me.

To BE,

Thank you. I know it is nearly impossible to cope with all the music/pictures/technology that are being thrown at us and they expect us to swallow them. I can't say I am not enjoying few of the mainstream songs, but to me, it's just disturbing to actually look at the music video and how the artist dress these days.

Keep trying and believing! I am also struggling, trust me. I admit that I sometimes still say foul words or compromising with my believe, although afterwards i feel completely awful. but i am trying my best to forbid myself to do that sorts of actions. eventually you will get tired and sick of it. with all sorts of news going on, it actually motivates me more to stick close to Him.

The bible says with God all things are possible. We humans cannot afford to miss being raptured with Jesus. it will be a disaster. Hold on and start from now , everyday, ask God everyday help me, help me , help me. He will surely turn towards you, there is still grace and mercy.

I've been telling my friends the end is near but they just tel me I'm crazy and dismiss it! Maybe after sharing this article they will think differently, but I doubt it smh!

when i saw this on tv last night a man was wearing it on his forehead that seemed really strange to me

That mark will either be in the forehead or hand. Something to think about.

In my opinion I think when the mark is said to be in the "head'. That means how you feel about the government/anitchrist. Your position on it. and the hand is possibly you pledging allegiance to that government/antichrist. Just my take on it. Not that the chip won't really secure the seal you choose.

I'm a 32 yr old woman and all of my friends are having kids. I always thought I wanted children, but I'm afraid to bring them into this world. Does anyone else feel the same? Am I being over paranoid? I really don't want to subject a child to the future in this country/world. But in the meantime, my friends are happily popping them out…having lots and lots of kids. Am I worried for nothing, or are they clueless????

They are clueless…I really don’t want to subject a child to the future in this country/world either!!

I had my children when I was younger, if I had waited like a lot of people I know that are just starting their family's I would not be having any at all!!!!

No my dear, ur not being paranoid, i'm still unmarried cos of d same reason. I figure the world wld b too rotten to bring kids.

Your post has been on my heart all day!!! I can't get away from it. The irony of my situation is that I did not begin the 'waking up' process until I WAS pregnant. Vaccine safety….oh the places you''ll go! I so completely empathize with your hesitations, because I have had them myself. I don't know what the right answer is here. What I do know, is that TPTB want you to think that way….they want us to depopulate. And doing so serves their agenda. I also know that over the last four years, had I not had my little boys' smiles, laughs, mishaps and unconditional love….my heart would probably be in a sorrier state of affairs than it is today. They bring me pure joy. Every day. Exhaustion too…..I won't lie. But they take me outside of myself, and this world, into theirs. It's is awesome. I still fear… Read more »
@Sarah Connor – Thank you for your beautiful words! I'm engaged and soon to be married now and I really want to start a family! I've always wanted to have kids but last year, when I found out about this whole Illuminati affair and what the future possibly holds for us, I started to have second thoughts about bringing children into this rotten world. But then, after feeling really hopeless about everything for a while, I realized that fear doesn't come from God and that He is in control and cares for His children. I have faith that is the Lord's will that his children live a full accomplished life and having a family is part of it. So, if the blessing of having a baby is in my future, so be it! I'll receive this wonderful gift from my Lord and be forever grateful to see my dream of… Read more »

no you most certainly arent crazy…i am only 18 and have the same exact thoughts that you do. but as believers if we do bring children it is our job to teach our children in the ways that they should follow so that when they are older they will not depart from them. it will get tough, very very tough to be a christian in the times to come but you must remember that 70 or 80 years or whatever amount of years you, I or anyone for that matter may live is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING COMPARED TO THE GLORY THAT AWAITS US IF WE BUT HOLD FAST TO HIS WORD!!!!!!

stay true to God,



Beautiful words! especially from Sarah Connor. I'm a Muslim but we do all believe in God, and yes – children are gifts from God, but His nonetheless. We believe it's our duty to have children, to bring out the best love in us, and to bring them up to be good, to be soldiers for the Truth. To continue the human race in accordance with His Will and His Love. If we don't, who will be left to glorify His Name? To bring good into the world, to be God's vicegerent on Earth? If we give in, "they" get their way. And their way is nothing but perpetrating evil and mischief and the whims of Satan!

@Sheeple – I just can't stop thinking about you!!!! I'm totally obnoxious, and won't ever deny it. In any case,

For you:

You Make Beautiful Things: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMZhPvCBCCs
ps – sometimes a butterfly is just a butterfly 😉

Um did some of you read this at all? I can see it both way tho. It said temporary and I think it would be great for medical use not for id or anything really else but come on just don't get it if you are scared or don't want to be tracked or don't need any medical treatment or test done. lol


this vdeo shows it on youtube

Reminds me of the Nazis tattos of the jews in the camps.

I think we are headed that way again, but may be this time in America. This skin tattoo will probably be used to separate the Christians and Jews from the rest. I am sure they will be placed in concentration camps. America has many prisons built. Free the murderers, child molesters, rapists, and so forth and lock up the Jews and Christians.

sounds like the mark of the beast to me.

People should really use common sense! Why do they have to improve how they do tattoos. How long has this "old" concept of skin marking been around? So why do they need to improve it? To improve how to track us down. I don't believe in tattoos personally because, if you are free minded about getting your skin inked perminantly then you will be free minded about taking the 666 on your hand or forehead!

i wonder what the efffects of a strong magnet aplied to this device would be.

i would imagine it would be similar to the effect of a magnet on all other electronic devices like this…

to find out, take the strongest magnet in your house, and put it on top of your smart phone for roughly 2minutes

remember and enjoy! :O

you see thats the thing , you indirectly called it an enhancement, which it isn't, that's what media programming does to people it makes them subconsciously associate things like this as being an "upgrade" for mankind when in reality it is used to further enslave us instead.

in fact the more i think of it, i think you are deliberately attaching words like "enhancement" and "temporary" to it to subconsciously make readers want to get it.

Not necessarily. Temporary is suppose to be the next best thing. It still just as bad because you're marking their skin. I think you are reading to much into their comment they aren't purposefully influencing more people.

dude shut up.

VC advocate's comment was a joke, and yes this is no joking matter.

it really is an enhancement and i dont watch tv or anything everything they have on is stupid i watch youtube like braniacs vsauce vines stuff like that im just an intelligent young drug dealer with a diploma and a job

look at my post to see the enhancements

health benefits my ass, these liars make me sick. nobody listens to me; my sisters say im obsessed with the illuminati. so glad to have discovered this site. thanks vc! knowledge is power, thats one thing they cannot take from us, the lord will always be with us, the truth will always be revealed

god bless

Wow the mark of the beast is here ppl need to wake up.

But it doesn't say 666 on it….. i know that it may be hidden inside it or something but it doesn't say 666.

that's coz it don't talk…

It will not SPECIFICALLY say 666 whatever the mark is…it (666) spells or equals his name.

they will design/create it sophisticatedly so that we can be fooled. it doesn't have to say 666, you just know that it's not right. who would want to put this into your body anyway?

Fluffy, I think when this mark is done morphing it will have a tri 6 on it somewhere/somehow.

its going to get worse before it gets worse, sad but true; the elite is cruel!

shehaam you're right, but dont call those ingrates "elite" they do the devils work they arent elite in anything that they do. Bush for example is a dumbass; a retard on every standard.. oh and by the way, if any of you are interested in hearing what that sorry excuse for a man has to say regarding 9/11 he will be interviewed on it on the 28th at 10pm i dont know what channel exactly but im sure it will be publicized…im interested in seeing how he tryes to cover up that mass sacrifice….

*Whatevr s**t THEY PULL