Here's a story I missed from three years ago about a night club in Barcelona whose customers use RFID implants to identify themselves and pay for drinks.

Last week I headed for the bright lights of the Catalan city of Barcelona to enter the exclusive VIP Baja Beach Club.

The night club offers its VIP clients the opportunity to have a syringe-injected microchip implanted in their upper arms that not only gives them special access to VIP lounges, but also acts as a debit account from which they can pay for drinks.

This sort of thing is handy for a beach club where bikinis and board shorts are the uniform and carrying a wallet or purse is really not practical.

Pretty high-tech. I'm sure I'll get an RFID implant someday, but I'm not looking forward to the criminals who find some reason to extract them violently....

(HT: GeekPress and The DIY Guide to Becoming a (Real) Cyborg.)

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