The pacemaker was just the beginning. Some of the most forward-thinking minds in science, medicine and technology are taking the integration of high-tech and human body further than ever. Much further.
CNBC.com presents a look at up-and-coming devices that can be worn on the body or even implanted. These "body hacks" can provide doctors with vital patient information, give their users extrasensory perception and even help people overcome their disabilities permanently.
By Daniel Bukszpan
Posted 18 Sept. 2013
From refrigerators to freight trains, CNBC's "Rise of the Machines" shows you how a new generation of connected machines can now speak to us, and each other. "Rise of the Machines" premieres Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.