My data safe under the skin. Biohacking for learners
MY DATA SAFE UNDER THE SKIN
BIOHACKING FOR LEARNERS
ecoMEDIAeurope Conference & Teacher Training
Global Education in a Rural Environment – GERE
Iceland, 15th – 19th October 2018
Martin Hofmann, Professor lic. phil. I
University of Teacher Education St.Gallen, Switzerland
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2. body hacking / implants
3. health / mind hacking
1. Who takes the implant?
2. Is implantation painful?
3. Are there health risks?
4. How does one describe / read his implant?
5. Does the implant leave a scar?
6. Can the chip be removed again?
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RFID & NFC implants
THE implant does not exist. Implants differ in three areas:
Glas (x-Series) or Biopolymer (flex-Series)
2. TECH SPECS
with/without NFC, different RFID frequencies, various functions
via syringe or via «push-it-under-the-skin
Open the front door
Open car / safe
card for fitness studio / company
pins / passwords
usefull internet links
This can be a microchip
implant today This will allow a microchip
implant in a few years
Replace the wallet
Instead of paying by credit card
you will pay by implant or
Protect from hackers
Our passwords will no longer be
accessible on the PC /
Smartphone, but only on the
implant.Theft or misuse of our
digital identity becomes
VivoKey coming soon
VivoKey – is an
platform for identity,
myths & fairy tales …
No, you cannot be located via the implant!
There are no problems at airport security.
The implants are too small to be recognized!
No, public reading of data is impossible!
The implants can be secured by a password!
The implants are passive, a power supply is not necessary!
The implant does not coalesce with your body:
It can be removed at any time with little effort!
Martin Hofmann, professor lic. phil I
University of teacher education St.Gallen
Co-Leader of the institut ICT & Medien
Professor for media education & media didactics