RFIDs and Microchipping People By Jasper Aguila Marissa Canyon Albert Lopez Jessica Mayoral Myrma Mayoral
What is an RFID Chip? Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a type of automatic identification system. The purpose of an RFID system is to enable data to be transmitted by a portable device, called a tag, which is read by an RFID reader and processed according to the needs of a particular application. The data transmitted by the tag may provide identification or location information.
The ElizabethSmart was kidnapped on June 5, 2002. She was found 9 Months later Elizabeth’s kidnapping could have been prevented with an RFID Chip. Could it have been prevented with an RFID Chip?
Every 40 seconds in the United States, a child goes missing In 2001, 840,279 people were reported missing to the FBI's NCI Center. Three distinct types of kidnapping:
Runaways Family abductions Lost, injured or otherwise missing children Nonfamily abductions (in these cases, the child is at greatest risk of injury or death). Why some parents would choosean RFID Chip
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Can store info on allergies and prior treatments Locate Alzheimer patients Monitor Diabetes Medical Benefits
Can store info on allergies and prior treatments Medication List Blood Type Patient Demographics Can’t be lost Medical History
RFID alert doctors and nurses of potential problems Alerts if catheters are attached to the wrong medical tubes Warn doctors of unsterile equipment Less Medical Errors
Receive quicker treatment Provide medical information Device would not get lost Alzheimer's Patients
Better control of blood sugar RFID chip suggests amount of insulin Faster assistance in Emergency room Diabetes Patients
Why is Radio-frequency identification (RFID) a bad idea? Privacy issues arise with the use of RFID implants.
Individual tracking and profiling
-It is an easier way for our government to track our every move.
-It is an easier way for criminal to steal our identities.