Hello, I’m Alex Golubev from Russia.
I have long wanted to have an implant in myself, but in Russia, unfortunately, I did not find a worthy company for the sale of implants and informational support
Therefore, I decided to contact you directly to consult and decide which implant model (or kit) to order.
First of all, I am interested in: contactless payment in stores, markets, and at a gas station - with a VISA card (which is used by our Russian bank “SBERBANK”, this is one of the most widespread payment systems in )
I do not want to use the “Payment Device Conversion Service” for conversion, since every 3 years the VISA card must be renewed at the bank’s service department.
of course, I want to use the capabilities of the implant, to replace home contactless keys and passes using the simplest NFC / RFID technologies,
…but apparently two implants will have to be installed.
My choice first settled on the “NExT + Proxmark3 Easy” set (since it contains both NFC and RFID), but after reading the forum, I realized that it would not work to arrange a card payment through this implant (if I’m wrong, correct me please)
Then I switched my attention to VivoKey Spark 2 (as I understood from the discussions and from the information on the website, this implant, in conjunction with the application, will help me solve the issue with the contactless payment system.)
I ask you to help me make the right choice, as I am worried if I can use the contactless payment options while living and being in Russia
I am very sad. the main purpose of using the implant was all the same: contactless payment by card). It turns out that there is no way for me to implement this yet.
There is no point in converting, since the convertible implant will only work for 3 years
I would suggest that 3 years will take longer than you think.
I have a conversion and it was done just over a year ago, I have used it A LOT and I still have another 2 years to go, as soon as it expires, I will be putting in a new one which is a relatively simple procedure.
What I am saying is, If it is something you are interesed in, don’t write it off.
I personally reccomend it.
You might be interested in my thread for some more information
They are 2 very different devices, with different purposes, so it is like comparing apples and oranges.
Check out this webpage for more information on the Spark
The NExT, All the info you should need is in the product description
Maximize hand real estate with the NExT dual frequency chip implant! If you want the benefit of having both a high frequency NFC chip implant and a low frequency RFID chip implant, then the NExT is what you need! The NFC side of the NExT is an NTAG216 chip that works with 13.56MHz NFC capable smartphones, certain ISO14443A commercial access control systems, certain door locks, and USB contactless ISO14443A readers. The low frequency RFID side of the NExT is a 125kHz T5577 emulator chip that can behave like many different common low frequency chip types, including EM41xx, EM4200, HID 1326 ProxCard II, HID 1346 ProxCard III, and Indala access cards and keyfobs. Check out our video explaining how the T5577 works
The difference between the 2 is that the Spark 2 is a cryptographic implant that is used for authentication etc (soon to be superceded by the much more useful APEX), and the NExT has a T5577 component that is used for low frequency access control, and the NTAG 216 component used for high frequency access control and storing data (links, files, contact info, etc). Neither can pay, but the VivoKey APEX will (hopefully soon) be approved by banks for payment (at least in the US). I hope that cleared some things up.
From what i’ve heard, the NExT is a great first/only implant. It’s the one that I’m going to get first, unless the NExT2 comes out earlier, but that will probably be a while with design, fabrication, and testing. (Satur9 and Amal, if you’re looking for NExT2 testers hit me up)