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Young Shoppers Want to Pay with Chip in Skin

— October 13, 2006 — Business
A recent survey reveals that the next generation is eager to implant themselves with microchips which could be used for payment. Freakishly exciting.

From the Daily Mail:
Around 8 per cent of 13 to 19-year-olds were open to the idea of microchip implants while 16 per cent wanted trolleys to be fitted with SatNav systems.

This compared to just 5 per cent and 12 per cent respectively for adults asked the same questions. Two thirds of teenagers and 62 per cent of adults questioned for grocery think tank IGD's report wanted self-scanning systems at shop check-outs.
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