Wearables are so 2015. Will insertable devices get under your skin?

Over the last century the body has emerged as a platform for devices, including internal medical devices and wearable fitness monitors. Within the last decade individuals have begun voluntarily inserting non-medical devices into their bodies. What are people putting in their bodies and why? Are insertables the next thing?

Kayla J Heffernan is a UX designer at SEEK who is also undertaking her PhD in interaction design at The University of Melbourne exploring a new category of device: insertables – devices that go in, through and underneath the skin.

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