DIY human cyborg biohacks his own body with circadia implant
DIY human cyborg biohacks his own body with circadia implant DIY human cyborg biohacks his own body with circadia implant
nov 01, 2013
DIY human cyborg biohacks his own body with circadia implant

DIY human cyborg biohacks his own body with circadia implant

image courtesy of motherboard




imagine a future of cyborgs, where people are capable of augmenting and monitoring their bio-telemetry via an external interface or smartphone on-the-go. biohacker tim cannon has done just that by implanting a device he has designed known as circadia into his forearm. circadia is a computer capable of recording and transmitting biometric data to android-powered devices. conceived with the help of the team from grindehouse wetware, the cyborg transformation has given cannon full access to his body’s biometric data in real-time.


‘I think that our environment should listen more accurately and more intuitively to what’s happening in our body,’ explains cannon. ‘if, for example, I’ve had a stressful day, the circadia will communicate that to my house and will prepare a nice relaxing atmosphere for when I get home.’ unlike other wearable tech like nike’s fuelband bracelet, the open-source device gives the user full control of how data is collected and used. communications for now include body temperature readings, which are enabled via bluetooth and an internet connection.



experimenting with biochip implants
video courtesy Motherboard TV



the implantation was conducted by a group of body modification enthusiasts instead of licensed surgeons
image courtesy motherboard



the circadia device before being implanted in tim cannon’s arm
image courtesy motherboard



charging the circadia implant
video courtesy tim cannon

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