Are Under The Skin, Subdermal Bio-Implanted Bitcoin Wallets The Way Of The Future?
Could You Install A Subdermal Bitcoin Wallet?
Although virtual currencies have expanded all over the world, there are some individuals that are taking rather extreme decisions to embrace digital assets. Back in 2014, the entrepreneur Martijn Wismeijer said that he installed on his skin a pair of Bitcoin (BTC) wallets. Although this seems a very easy process, it is not for everyone.
A Bitcoin Wallet Under Your Skin
Getting a radio-frequency identification (RFID) or a microchip under the skin was something impossible years ago. However, this is a reality and there are individuals installing Bitcoin wallets under their skin.
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts from different countries have already decided to embed a microchip with a Bitcoin wallet into their skins. A few days ago, the journalist Bailey Reutzel, wrote how she decided to hold her Bitcoin under her skin. She put the example of Martijn Wismeijer that is also known as “Mr. Bitcoin.”
According to Dangerous Things, the number of individuals that have decided to be implanted with a chip is currently 100,000. They believe that “biohacking” is the next phase in the evolution of humans.
The firm is currently selling different chips for individuals to simply place them under their skins. However, the implant could cost between $600 and $2,500 per chip and it can be done by bio-hacking professionals or piercing studios specialized in it.
It is worth mentioning that Dangerous Things is currently selling an entire cyborg transformation kits. It is worth mentioning that a chip under the skin could help individuals have a unique ID number, a personal identification, medical files and also contact information.
There are other companies in the market that are currently selling bio-chips in different versions. As mentioned before, the chips have their own price ($99-$1000) and have to be installed by a professional.