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The Veri Chip


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The Veri Chip

  1. 1. The VeriChip<br />Carol Landkrohn<br />
  2. 2. The VeriChip implant<br />
  3. 3. Development <br />VeriChip corporation was inspired by the actions of New York firemen on September 11, 2001<br />Digital Angel Corporation forms the VeriChip corporation in December 2001<br />VeriChip microchip receives FDA clearance in October 2004<br />
  4. 4. How it works- RFID <br />Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)<br />Allows information to be collected quickly<br />Consists of a reader which communicates with the tag<br />Tags are active or passive<br />
  5. 5. VeriMed Health Link<br />Passive RIFD chip<br />16 digit identification number<br />Allows ER doctors and nurses immediate access to health records<br />
  6. 6. Bio-sensors<br />VeriChip Corporation owns several patents related to a embedded bio-sensor system for use in humans<br />Several prototypes have successfully passed through Phase 1 testing<br />
  7. 7. Insertion<br />Chip consists of tissue bonding cap, antenna, and ID chip.<br />Relatively the size of a grain of rice<br />Inserted in arm via needle<br />
  8. 8. Religious Concerns& Health Risks<br />Religious<br />Mark of the Beast<br />Body Sanctity<br />Health Risks<br />Cancer reported in rodents with Microchips<br />
  9. 9. Alternative Uses<br />Unlock doors<br />Turn on electronics<br />Tracking people- GPS<br />Contactless payment<br />
  10. 10. References<br />"VeriChip." VeriChip. VeriChip Corporation, n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2010. <br />"Chip Offers Alternative To Paper Medical Records." HealthWatch. CBS Broadcasting Inc., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2010. <br />"VeriChip Corporation Introduces Its New Wearable/ Implantable Security Solution- VeriGuard(TM)- at Security Tradeshow in Girardot, Colombia." The Free Library. Farlex, n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2010. <br />"Radio-frequency Identification." Radio-frequency Identification. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2010. <br />