(RNN) - One Chicago woman is using tattoo technology to replay the voice of her loved one who passed away last year.
Sakyrah Angelique who goes by the Twitter handle "S.O.S" tattooed a waveform audio message on her collarbone of her late grandmother wishing her well on her 17th birthday. Her grandmother would pass away a month later, Angelique said via Twitter.
My grandma passed away my junior year of high school. A month before she passed, she left me a voicemail wishing me happy birthday. Today I got that exact waveform tattooed across my heart, and I am able to play it just by holding my camera over it???? pic.twitter.com/nwoQ2Bn1DM
— ?s.o.s. (@sakyrahhh) January 3, 2018
You're partly right. Unfortunately the truth of how this works is less magical. In reality, the app stores an image of the waveform. When a similar image appears, it plays the audio file. It's not "reading" it from the skin. It's simply looking at it like a QR code.
— Photoshop Fails (@ThePeopleJudge) January 3, 2018
This is precious, I'm actually tearing up. Bless your heart Sakyrah ?? https://t.co/hWfwa3Fgfm
— ???Armanii??? (@Armaniiday) January 3, 2018
Many took to Twitter curious about the technology. Others just admired.
The message is played using the Skin Motion app which is available on both IOS and Android devices.
Skin Motion allows a user to play up to 30 seconds of sound in a tattoo a user can listen to using a mobile device.
Purchase and activation costs $39.99 per year.
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