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We talk about how technology can benefit your spas in length and often—check out Remote Control and Social Studies. Usually when we cover tech topics, we're referring to new devices for facials or treatments, software for managing business, or mobile solutions to catch clients everywhere they go. Metamorphosis Day Spa (New York City) has taken a big leap forward in what currency it accepts and proven there are more tech solutions for spas. No, not euros or Discover, this midtown spa now accepts Bitcoin as payment for treatments in the spa and for skincare purchases on the website. Not familiar with Bitcoin? It is a new currency that was created in 2009. Transactions are made with no middlemen, banks are not part of the equation. There are no transaction fees and payments are made annonymously. They also offer small businesses a boost because they don't have credit card fees. People can send Bitcoins to each other using apps or computers, similar to sending cash digitally.

What new technology is your spa adopting to help business?