Pay . . . with your hand? Tech company will implant payment chip under your skin

Instead of carrying your wallet in your back pocket or purse, A tech company wants you to carry it under your skin.

News 12 Staff

Apr 13, 2022, 9:56 AM

Updated 795 days ago

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Instead of carrying your wallet in your back pocket or purse, A tech company wants you to carry it under your skin.
The British-Polish company, Walletmor, is selling microchips as alternate payment options.    
The chip is about the size of a grain of rice and costs around $300.
Once you activate it using a digital wallet app, Walletmor says you will be able to make purchases at most businesses around the world just by swiping your hand over a card reader.
Currently, the chips are only being sold to citizens of the United Kingdom, Switzerland and countries in the European Union.
Almost 200 people already have the implants.
Walletmor suggests using a surgeon or one of its trusted specialists for the minor operation.




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