Robotics

3D print electronics on your skin

KARE 11, April 26, 2018

"So people have started to explore this concept known as electronic tattoos where they develop electronic tattoos that are sort of like kids' temporary tattoos that can be pasted onto the arm," said Michael McAlpine, MnDRIVE faculty and UMN associate professor of mechanical engineering. 

"But no one has used a 3D printer before to directly write electronics on the skin. This is the first time."