The days of terrible tattoo misprints caused by human error could soon be coming to an end. Welcome to the do it yourself Makerbot 3D Tattoo Printer.
From a group of students led by Pierre Emm, the innovative idea grew from a competition called the “Public Domain Remix” hosted by the a The French Ministry of Culture.
Converted from a standard Makerbot 3D, original tests were done on an artificial skin material finding that it worked great! The next step was to find a guinea pig that would allow them to test this procedure on a live human… surprisingly, there was no issue in finding a volunteer.
Want to build your own? Here’s how to do it.