Are Robots the Future of Tattoos?
After the shopping assistant, the farmer and the teacher, another case of a machine taking over a human job. An industrial robot tattooed the first person ever in San Francisco. French designers Pierre Emm and Johan da Silveira teamed up with Autodesk engineer David Thomasson to develop the tattoo bot. With a speed of 150 stings per minute, the robot is 50 needlepoints faster than its human counterpart.