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 When technology gets personal

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Date posted: 07/12/2004

By 2020 phones will be printed directly on to wrists, or other parts of the body, rendering mobile phones as we know them, obsolite, according to Ian Pearson, BT's resident futurologist.

It's all part of what's known as a "pervasive ambient world", where "chips are everywhere".

"So the gadgets that fill up your handbag, when we integrate those into fabric, we can actually get rid of all that stuff. You won't necessarily see the electronics."

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