Subepidermal images of the user may be used to assess subepidermal features such as blood vessels (e.g., veins) when the device is attempting to authenticate the user. The subepidermal features may be compared to templates of subepidermal features for an authorized (e.g., enrolled) user of the device. Assessment of subepidermal features during the facial recognition authentication process may be useful in distinguishing between users that have closely related facial features (e.g., siblings or twins). In addition, assessment of subepidermal features may be used to prevent unlocking of the device by an unauthorized user wearing a mask or using another face replication method.
And here's a D&D character sheet, which envisions it as two symbiotic creatures, rather than one with an unfortunate trepanation situation and sloshing blood like a horseshoe crab.
buttplugio: Imagine the design considerations when this was invented.
janetlieberlu: This music is way too chill for how utterly terrifying this device is. It's all soothing phrases and then "Smear the Orange anus lubricant..." hits you...
"A staff member did appear briefly in the emergency department on Dec. 25th wearing an air-powered costume," said Irene Chavez, senior vice president and area manager of Kaiser's San Jose Medical Center, in a written response to Chronicle questions. " Any exposure, if it occurred, would have been completely innocent, and quite accidental, as the individual had no COVID symptoms and only sought to lift the spirits of those around them during what is a very stressful time." [...]
Air-powered costumes will "obviously" no longer be allowed, she added.
"Dildo shop and crematorium in the works."