Grindhouse Wetware

Grindhouse Wetware is an open source biotechnology startup company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . Grindhouse applies the biohacker ethic to create technology that augments human capabilities. The company is MOST Well Known for Their Circadia device, a wireless biometric sensor implanted into That Was co-founder Tim Cannon in October 2013. [1] Grindhouse has-been featured in television shows Such As Taboo is National Geographic Channel , [2] Joe Rogan Questions Everything on Syfy , [3] “Big Picture with Kal Penn “,[4] [5] as well as podcasts Including Future Grind [6] and Roderick Russell’s Remarkably Human. [7]

In November 2015, Grindhouse members Tim Cannon, Shawn Sarver, Justin Worst, Jessica Waldrip, Michael Seeler, and Marlo Webber had prototypes of Grindhouse’s Northstar device implanted during simultaneous procedures at the “Cyborg Fair” in Düsseldorf, Germany and at a studio in Pittsburgh. The implantation procedure was featured in an episode of the MTV documentary series True Life . Also featured in the episode Was the public debut of the Morse code functionality of Grindhouse’s Bottlenose device at the first Pittsburgh Maker Faire . [8]


  • Circadia is an implantable device that sends biometric data wirelessly via Bluetooth to a phone or tablet and is powered through inductive charging . [9] The first ever Circadia implant occurred in October 2013 in Essen, Germany , when body modification Steve Haworth implanted the device into Grindhouse co-founder Tim Cannon. [1]
  • Northstar is a leader in the development of biodegradable receptors, and can detect bioluminescence with subdermal LEDs . [10]
  • Bottlenose is a wearable technology device that uses as implanted or haptic magnets as data inputs to transmit information to the user through nerves. [11] [12] [13]


  1. ^ Jump up to:b “The DIY Cyborg | VICE | United States” . . Retrieved 2015-04-10 .
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  3. Jump up^ JRE Database (8 August 2013). “Joe Rogan Questions Everything – Episode 3 – Robosapien” – via YouTube.
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  6. Jump up^ “Ep. 1 – Tim Cannon on Biohacking and Transhumanism” . . Retrieved 2015-10-23 .
  7. Jump up^ “Next Door Cyborg: Biohacking, Digital Implants & the Merging of Man & Machine” . . Retrieved 2015-10-23 .
  8. Jump up^ “True Life season 2016, ep 6 I’m a cyborg” . Retrieved 2016-03-29 .
  9. Jump up^ “Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles” . . Retrieved 2015-04-10 .
  10. Jump up^ “Meet the grinders: The humans using tech to live forever” . . Retrieved 2015-04-10 .
  11. Jump up^ “What You Need to Know About Getting Magnetic Finger Implants” . . Retrieved 2015-04-10 .
  12. Jump up^ “The brave new world of biohacking | Al Jazeera America” . . Retrieved 2015-04-10 .
  13. Jump up^ “Biohackers work toward building $ 6M man on do-it-yourself budget” . . Retrieved 2015-04-10 .

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