In what is believed to be its first use in the U.S., workers who volunteered at CityWatcher.Com have had RFID chips embedded in their arms, the Associated Press reports. The chips act like an access card and are read by readers stationed at the company’s doors. CityWatcher provides security cameras and digital video storage that are recorded over the Internet.
Sean Darks, chief executive of the company, also had one of the chips embedded.
“I have one,” he said. “I’m not going to ask somebody to do something I wouldn’t do myself. None of my employees are forced to get the chip to keep their job.” Read the complete story here.