Etisalat has introduced a new mobile concept at the just-concluded 39th Gitex Technology Week pushing for microchip implant to UAE residents.
Etisalat promises people the ultimate mobile experience by implanting it to their bodies.
Etisalat has partnered with Swedish company Biohax International to implant microchips in a person’s hand that can be loaded with all kinds of data, including your medical history, passwords etc. With thousands of global Biochip installs Biohax is the global market leader of installing NFC technology into the human body.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, witnessed the demonstration and lauded the technology. VP of Etisalat UAE was chipped in front of the crown prince.
Government officials also showed interest in the Etisalat microchip technology
The implant is grain-size and can be planted between the index finger and thumb. The chip can be injected like a vaccine shot.
This technology is already being practiced in some European countries.
Target price for the Etisalat microchip implant is 150 Euros.
Biohax International: Turning the Internet of Things into The internet of us
Tying your digital person to yourself with our Biohax Microchip implant, a biocompatible NFC implant, enables seamless digital interaction with most everyday encounters for example, getting rid of keys, loyalty tokens, money and access cards. Like Swedish railways, Epicenter Stockholm, TUI Nordics, Mindshare and others have adopted our tech and customized their digital ecosystem to suit their needs.