Swedish company implants microchips in its staff

A Swedish company has implanted microchips in the hands of staff which allows them to use the photocopier, open security doors and even pay for their lunch - the chip is the size of a grain of rice

A Swedish company has implanted microchips in the hands of staff which allows them to use the photocopier, open security doors and even pay for their lunch – the chip is the size of a grain of rice.

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Man Has Chip Implanted in Hand That Stores Info For Smartphone

My Fox DC
August 28, 2013

From cartoon characters to celebrities faces and misspelled sayings, there are some strange tattoos out there. But one man may have made it to the top of the list.

Artist Anthony Antonellis barely winced as a Brooklyn body modification specialist cut open the skin between his thumb and index finger with a 0.75 inch blade and inserted a small RFID chip.

The RFID chip is the size of a grain of sand and was encased inside of a glass capsule before being placed under Antonellis’ flesh.

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Long-Delayed Biometric Database Pilot Program Gets Underway

Despite security scandals, court petitions and popular opposition, some Israelis can now receive a ‘super-safe’ ID card — or so they’ve been told

A sample ‘smart’ biometric ID card of the sort that will be issued to replace existing cards in the coming years (photo credit: Lior Mizrahi/Flash 90)

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Nearly four years after the Knesset passed a law authorizing it, a public “beta test” of Israel’s biometric database system was launched on Monday.

Residents of the central Israeli town of Rishon Lezion were invited to trade in their current Israeli identity cards for a new “smart card” that will digitally encode not only their personal information, but also their fingerprints, photo, and facial profile (the contours and other details of the face). The government will study the results of the voluntary pilot program, searching out glitches and problems in the system before it becomes mandatory — according to plans, in two years.