RFID Chip Implant Replaces House Keys
Joe Wooller of Australia is experimenting with a keyless life, thanks to RFID technology.
Why bother carrying keys when you can open the door to your home or car with an RFID chip implanted in your body? Sounds crazy? Well, earlier this year, Joe Wooller of Australia actually did this by undergoing surgery to have a chip implanted in his right hand. Courtesy of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology that communicates with receivers, Wooller can now open the doors to his home and car and start his motorbike, all with a swipe of his hand.
So far, he seems satisfied with the implanted chip that does not require any batteries and can function for several years. Wooller still uses keys for other purposes but says that his unusual surgery has reduced the clutter (of keys) in his pockets.