A new range of conducting cosmetics lets wearers activate electronics with a flip of their eyelids, as well as the only cool use of fake nails.
Katia Vega is also investigating other wearable technologies with her colleague Hugo Fuks. The pair has looked at false fingernails with hidden RFID tags that can be used to open electric doors – or replace the smart cards used to access public transport, like London’s Oyster cards:
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