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Wearables seem to be the “next big thing” when it comes to consumer electronics devices. While interest in Google Glass seemed to fizzle out rather quickly, fitness trackers and smartwatches -- like the Apple Watch and the Android Wear-sportin’ Motorola Moto 360 -- are gaining in popularity with consumers. But while those devices put a new tech-infused spin on an old idea — the wristwatch — researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarland University and Carnegie Mellon University are developing a different type of wearable that actually sticks to your skin. Dubbed iSkin, the silicone rubber-based product is loaded with pressure-sensitive sensors, can made into limitless sizes/shapes... Read more...