You may soon be able to buy artificial skin phone cases… WHY? Who asked for this technology? I know I didn’t!
Not only does the material look and feel like human skin, it’s also responsive.
BBC reports tickling it might trigger a laughter emoji while a pinch might display an angry face.
Lead researcher Marc Teyssier says he gets that some think it’s creepy but says, “This project has made people reflect on what technology is and why this is creepy.”
Creepy is definitely a word I would use to describe these, along with gross, weird, nasty, unnecessary, and horrifying.