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Swedish train allows passengers to check-in with the subcutaneous chip

Swedish train allows passengers to check-in with the subcutaneous chip

Sweden is the first country in the world where passengers can check-in for the train with a subcutaneous chip.

The test with the chip is a few weeks ago, writes the Volkskrant. SJ, the Swedish counterpart of the NS, expected that about one hundred passengers this year are going to make use of the incheckmethode.

The subdermal chip is an NFC chip, which is also in debit cards used to be. The chips for example, make contactless payment possible. In special piercingwinkels in Sweden, the chip is implanted.

To make use of the chip, there must be a one-time online account can be created. In addition, should the chip to a train subscription. SJ says that the exchange of information is limited to the train ride. Under the more location data is outside of the travel that is not with the carrier shared.

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