No more house keys, car keys, office keys, or airport boarding passes. Now a microchip injected between your thumb and index finger is just about all you require to identify you positively and replace all of your secure access needs. Microchipping of humans with implants designed to replace modern access controls is now gaining traction and snowballing across the world. Despite the fears and usual outcries against privacy violations, medical risks and ‘big brother’ tracking and surveillance, there seems to be no stopping this fad.

Maya Shwayder for dw.com (DW) recently shed some light on these developments and shared findings of a bio-implant specialist in Seattle: Amal Graafstra, founder of ‘Dangerous Things’ – a start-up dedicated to normalizing bio implants. Graafstra works with his German partner Stephen Kramer. FULL REPORT