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This page tells of four different devices put out by Applied Digital Solutions and / or Digital Angel.
1. PASSIVE ( Internal ) ; 2. ACTIVE ( external ; 3. Semi-Passive ( with batteries ) ; 4. Combination A + P for subdermal app; not yet developed )
The emphasis on this webpage will be upon PLDs ... Personal Location Devices ( trackers).
They are external if using the GPS system. Prototypes of internal devices are being made to work with sensors and LEO satellites systems. They are still in research.
Please skip to number 4 below wherein Low Earth Orbit
satellites (LEO ) will track rfid chips with eXI wireless
FOUR Different Devices:
emphasis on tracking
The year 2004 was also an important year for VeriChip, the human implantable chip that Digital Angel manufactures for its sister company, Applied Digital Inc. VeriChip, an RFID microchip for humans, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for medical applications in October 2004 and made headlines around the world.
1.PASSIVE - INTERNAL : VeriChip ID
Subdermal ID chip (under the skin) with unique identifying number.
This chip is a PASSIVE rfid and has to be energized by a scanner ( reader ) . It must be queried from an outside source.
We are Biblically warned not to receive this chip (mark) in our right hand or forehead.
Rev. 13: 16-18 and Rev. 14: 9-11.
"Bio Bond" -- Please see "Hazards"
ADS ( Applied Digital Solutions ) .... "its trademarked "BioBond," a polymer sheath used to coat the glass-encased chip, causing fibrocytes and collagen fibers to grow around the chip, preventing migration of the chip through body tissue. "
"and there fell a noisome and grevious sore upon the men (persons) which had the mark of the beast." Rev. 16:2 ....
"and they gnawed their tongues for pain"... "because of their pains and sores"
Rev. 16: 10, 11
The internal subdermal VeriChip cannot be tracked with GPS, Galileo or Beidou
It is an internal PASSIVE rfid chip.
In order to be tracked by Global Positioning Systems, the rfid chip must be ACTIVE.
ACTIVE rfid chips are too large for implantation, and are worn externally.
Possible uses for passive chip in the future when placed in the hand: Spot-TRACKING
Tracking Airline passengers with Passive rfid
The StreamThru system uses passive UHF EPC RFID tags attached to boarding passes to help manage the flow of airline passengers through the airport. It also uses cellular and bar code technology.
With StreamThru, passengers register their mobile phone numbers when purchasing their tickets and are given boarding passes with RFID tags attached. The goal is to create two-way communication between passengers and airline or airport operators, so as to improve the flow of passengers through the airport.
Mantic Point says it will market the StreamThru passenger-management system, which was built on Mantic's own Chaperone flow management application. The latter was developed with health-care and supply chain applications in mind
To detect passengers, RFID readers (interrogators ...Ed : sensors ) will be placed at key choke points, such as passport control and departure gates. The StreamThru system can then determine if a given passenger is likely to be late for his or her flight.
The StreamThru application, Mantic maintains, can not only track passengers through the airport, but also keep passengers informed by sending relevant personalized flight information to their wireless phones automatically
Microchip Implants -- Jon E. Dougherty ( WND )
A national identification system via microchip implants could be achieved in two stages," she (Elaine M. Ramish) said.
"Upon introduction as a voluntary system, the microchip implantation will appear to be palatable.
After there is a familiarity with the procedure and a knowledge of its benefits,
implantation would be mandatory."
Ramish noted that a few U.S. firms were already developing, or had developed, implantable biometric devices capable of
1. "read only,
2. read-write and
3. read-write with tracking" abilities.
IBM, Hughes Aircraft, and Dallas Semiconductor are among several firms
..someday Congress may be faced with the decision to mandate the implementation of such technology
But the concept of government-mandated microchip implants is reprehensible,"
he [ George Getz ] added.
From Passive chips to ACTIVE (
battery ) "devices"
Batteries contain toxic lithium
The Passive chips are already hazardous; ACTIVE chips would be far more hazardous
Ineffectual human tracking .....
Mexican Combo: Internal Passive Verichip working with an external GPS device ( Xega) -- Aug. 22, 2008
Ed: Capitalizing on FEAR from kidnapping...Better to Pray Psalm 91 instead
"Katherine Albrecht, a U.S. consumer privacy activist, says the chip is a flashy, overpriced gadget that only identifies a person and cannot locate someone without another, bigger GPS device that kidnappers can easily find and destroy.
But Xega sees kidnapping as a growth industry and is planning to expand its services next year to Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.
INDOOR TRACKING - Battery only as needed ( longer life ) -- ACTIVE Tags ( for people )
" We're pleased to showcase Sovereign Tracking Systems, LLC, ... to track and manage inventory for all kinds of items, including such high-value items such as medical equipment, shipping containers, and even patients
Sovereign is a privately held, NJ-based [ Ed: New Jersey ] cutting-edge technology company specializing in real-time asset management tracking technologies, supported by inexpensive active radio frequency identification tags (RFID). The interest of mPhase and its subsidiary, AlwaysReady Inc., is that all active tags and many other types of sensor devices require a power supply for use. mPhase's Smart Nanobattery can allow for the tag to remain in a quiescent state until needed, providing power on demand.
mPhase's new Smart Nanobattery architecture promises an energy source that can be packaged in various configurations, with shelf life lasting decades, yet still able to be activated almost instantaneously on demand. This has a distinct relevance with active RFID applications. Various battery designs based on this technology may deliver a new and unique component for system design across many fields, including defense, healthcare, industrial and consumer electronics.
Sovereign's CEO William A. Robinson was one of the founding fathers of the "Global Positioning Systems" (GPS) technology
Inspired by the limitation of the GPS technology (it would not track under cover), Mr. Robinson began to formulate a concept for a reverse GPS, in which small "Satellites" (readers) could be placed in an indoor environment [ Ed: also an outdoor environment ] allowing for tracking undercover.
Additionally, the company is working on prototype ultra-sensitive magnetometers that promise orders of magnitude increases in sensitivity as compared with available un-cooled sensors. More information is available at the mPhase Web site at www.mPhaseTech.com
RTLS Real-time Location System http://www.sovtechcorp.com/ GPS Indoors
Long-range "vicinity - read" tags for ID cards
PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ... have announced programs to develop and issue enhanced state driver's licenses that could be used as acceptable alternative documents for crossing U.S. land and sea borders. According to the Smart Card Alliance, those programs pose “serious privacy and security concerns.”
Homeland Security has proposed a long-range vicinity-read RFID technology solution.
The full Smart Card Alliance response to the Department of State Federal Register Notice for the
WHTI passport card is available at http://www.smartcardalliance.org.
ACTIVE chips monitired by GPS -- Nancy Whelan
Ed: individual's location tracked 24 / 7
"There may be other implications of microchipping humans. I wonder what impact a microchip would have had on Jesse Davis, the young Ohio mother who recently went missing and was later found murdered. Had she been implanted with a microchip with GPS capability, her whereabouts would have been known immediately to authorities. "
Microchips are not without controversy too. The book of Revelation (13: 15-18) in the Bible prophesizes that the "Number of the Beast" will be placed in a person's forehead or right hand without which a person cannot buy or sell. And, some Christians believe implanted microchips are a fulfillment of this prophecy.
Digital Angel Locator Beacons
Sir Ranulph Fiennes climbed Mount Everest with Digital Angel’s locator ( picture ) beacons.http://www.finance-commerce.com/article.cfm/2009/01/22/Makeover-complete-Digital-Angel-seeks-heightened-visibility
June 26, 2007 --- Speaking of the Verichip:
" There are also health concerns.
While the devices are removable [ Ed: by surgery only ] and designed to stay in place, their small size could allow them to move to other parts of a person's body. [ Ed: Making it far more difficult to remove ]
They may also cause interference with electrical devices like defibrillators and it has not been determined what impact they would have on prescription drugs.
* The FDA may eventually approve "active" devices which contain internal batteries * and can be updated as a patient's condition changes. [ Ed: termed "personal duress" ]
The association warned of "potential social consequences" such as using the devices for surveillance which could be an infringement on individual liberties."
RFID ; EXTERNAL ; with
Personal Location Device ( PLD worn externally); has a battery, transmitter and an antenna that is tracked by GPS satellites
( such as "Wander Alert"; Applied Digital Solutions) . ACTIVE rfid
No Biblical warning for externally worn devices.
Xmark --- Stanley Healthcare, a softeware for hospital telemetry --- has new HUGS
XMark Announces New Version of RFID-based Infant Protection System
Xmark, a Stanley Healthcare company that sells RFID-based products and services designed to help track infants in hospitals, as well as other patients and physical assets, has announced a new version of its Hugs infant-protection system.
Hugs 6 also includes the ability to run standard reports, as well as create custom reports. The revamped, upgraded Hugs infant-protection system comes nearly a year after Stanley Works, a worldwide supplier of tools, engineered solutions and access and security systems, acquired Xmark from VeriChip Corp. (see Stanley Bolsters RFID Portfolio With VeriChip's Ex-Subsidiary).
Spyware and less vigilance
"Ironically, relying on RFID technology could end up making a rare occurrence more likely," Albrecht said. "Once hospital staffers rely on computer systems to track the human inventory in their care, they become less vigilant."
We actually investigated an abduction that involved a baby who was wearing an RFID ankle bracelet at the time of the abduction," Albrecht said. "What happened was a woman dressed up in hospital scrubs. Even though the other staffers in the maternity ward did not recognize this woman, nobody reported her, because they thought the RFID system would take care of any problem."
The woman figured out how to turn the RFID system off, Albrecht said, 'and she just walked right out of the hospital carrying the baby, without anybody stopping her."
"Hugs" now in half of Ohio's "birthing facilities" http://www.newsobserver.com/1566/story/825644.html
"By Your Side" ( subsidiary "X Mark " ) -- beyond the hospital and into your home
The By Your Side program provides Xmark's infant protection customers with an unmatched level of support to ensure success with their Halo or Hugs infant protection system. It is Xmark's commitment that every customer will be successful with infant protection.
The program has five main components: Implementation Support, Clinical Education, Parent Education, Public Relations and Continuing Clinical Support. Created with substantial input from current customers, industry experts and Xmark's clinical education staff, the program is designed to provide customers with close and continuing support throughout the product life cycle, from initial purchase to implementation to ongoing use.
Its market-leading infant protection, wander prevention, personal duress, and asset tracking applications are trusted by over 5,000 healthcare institutions worldwide to keep individuals safe
VeriChip's goal is to become the leading provider of RFID systems for people in the healthcare industry.
Hi- Tech bracelet "Hugs and Kisses"
The bracelets play a lullaby every time the baby is placed near mom. Also, the microchips -- embedded in a small music box on the plastic band -- are wired to a sophisticated system that locks down the maternity unit's elevators and stairwells if the baby is taken too close to the exits without mom.
The hospital's alarm will sound even if dad, who doesn't get a bracelet, tries to take the baby off the unit, if only for a walk, said Kate Austin, director of Women and Children Services at the Pontiac hospital.
The system, manufactured by the Delray Beach, Fla.-based VeriChip Corp., is controlled through computers at the nurses station. It is new this year at St. Joseph Mercy
The alarm will also sound if the bracelet loosens, or is cut off, she said. So far, there haven't been any lockdowns
"Wherify" for children
In addition, Digital Angel Corp., a subsidiary of Applied Digital Solutions, is developing a GPS-enabled suite of products called Digital Angel (http://www.digitalangel.net). Not only will Digital Angel devices be able to pinpoint an exact location, but they will also measure biological and medical parameters, such as body temperature and blood oxygen levels, using biosensor technology.
Digital Angel also plans to use other sensors, such as an EKG (electrocardiograph, an instrument for measuring heart abnormalities) and an EEG (electroencephalograph, a device that records electrical activity in the brain).
The first generation of these devices will come in the form of a wristwatch.
In the future, we can expect to see a merger of the two devices [ Ed: VeriChip and Digital Angel] . In South America, the VeriChip is already being bundled with Digital Angel so that in abduction cases, police and others can monitor a kidnapped victim's condition and track his location. In order for this capability to enter the United States, however, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) must approve the VeriChip for use. Currently, the product is still under evaluation.
Wi - Fi Active RFID VeriChip
"My Child ", Hugs, HALO ... 1,200 sold
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 18, 2007 -- VeriChip Corporation , a provider of RFID systems for healthcare and patient-related needs, announced today that it has sold its 1,200th RFID-based system for the protection of newborn infants and pediatric patients. This includes systems sold under the Hugs(R), HALO(R) and MyChild(R) brands.
VeriChip believes that it has the largest installation base of infant protection systems of any company in the industry http://www.sys-con.com/read/363327.htm
HALO -- Fixed asset-tracking
Facility floor plan embedded in software provides visual indication of the location of a patient, staff member or asset. HALO smoothly integrates into your facility’s day-to-day operations, and the system can be configured to send alarm notifications to one, multiple, or all networked workstations.
HUGS - HALO now in Puerto Rico
VeriChip's Hugs or HALO infant protection systems are in use in 30 of the 42 birthing hospitals in Puerto Rico listed by the American Hospital Association.
Rather than relying on a network of fixed receivers, the asset location system utilizes portable receivers to collect RFID messages, which the system uses to identify the unique ID of the asset as well as its room location.
By not requiring the installation of numerous fixed receivers throughout a facility, such a system could substantially lower the initial cost of implementing RFID technology."
VeriChip sells passive RFID systems for identification purposes and active RFID systems for local-area location and identification purposes.
VeriChip "Hugs" in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia
The electronic monitors are attached to the infant's ankle at birth. A tag can also be attached to the mother that will prevent any mix-up in the hospital. They operate much like store security tags attached to clothing to prevent shop lifting
Verichip Platform throughout Brampton, Ontario hospital
These VeriChip radio frequency (RF) locating technologies will be installed in the new, state-of-the-art Brampton Civic Hospital, in Brampton, Ontario, scheduled to open in the Fall of 2007. The project is being managed by Electro-Systems Alliance, a dealer for VeriChip's distribution partner Austco Communication Systems. Brampton Civic Hospital is owned and operated by William Osler Health Centre (www.williamoslerhc.on.ca).
The VeriChip systems will reside on the new VeriChip platform, which is designed to support multiple applications for facilities of any scale. Inter-connection to the Austco nurse call system will enable staff to receive notification remotely of all events--whether from the VeriChip systems or the nurse call system--via any text-enabled device, including PDAs and wireless phones.
The VeriChip systems will reside on the new VeriChip platform, which is
designed to support multiple applications for facilities of any scale.
Inter-connection to the Austco nurse
call system will enable staff to receive notification
remotely of all events--whether from the VeriChip systems or the nurse call
system--via any text-enabled device, including PDAs and wireless phones
Australian-based Austco Communication Systems has been a world leader since 1986 in the highly specialized field of electronic communications for healthcare and secure accommodation environments. Austco designs and manufactures dedicated microprocessor based and computer based nurse call systems for the hospital, long-term care, and dementia care markets. There are over 4,200 Austco call systems installed throughout 47 countries worldwide. For more information on Austco, visit the company's website at www.austco.com.
Verichip's "Hugs" / "My Call" at various Australian Hospitals
In partnership with Austco Communication Systems, its dealer outside North America for these products, VeriChip will install Hugs systems at St. John of God Hospital, in Berwick, Victoria and Gympie Hospital, in Gympie, Queensland; and MyCall systems at Alice Springs Hospital, in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, and for the Uniting Care group in Sydney, New South Wales.
The Hugs system provides hospital with protection against infant abduction and mother/infant mismatches,
while the MyCall system offers staff the means to call for assistance from anywhere within the system coverage area.
Next generation Roam Alert has ID database features
RoamAlert marks the next generation in wander prevention, not only in terms of its ability to easily scale and support additional healthcare security applications, but also for its feature-rich software, a key selling point in this particular sale. The facility liked RoamAlert's ability to provide picture ID, complete record keeping, and other advanced features.
[ Ed: loaded statement]
The installation will consist of multiple door systems [ Ed: mesh networking ? ] around the facility with a central PC monitoring station as the facility looks to provide the necessary resident protection while not taking away their mobility and freedom within the building
Hugs ( location tracking) and HALO (skin-sensing) devices
Using wearable RFID tags placed on infants and mothers combined with electronic monitoring of exits, VeriChip's systems are designed to help protect newborns from possible abduction and to help ensure mothers are matched with the correct infants during their stay.
1. The Hugs system offers security against infant abductions while requiring little administration and training.
2. The HALO Infant Protection System utilizes patented skin-sensing tag technology and is modular in design allowing facilities to add functionality as needed.
1 out of every 3 hospitals use VeriChip systems ( many different kinds like VeriMed etc. )
"Operation Lost and Found" Locator Bracelets ; Finder Chips
Finder chips can be put under the skin, NBC4's Dr. Bruce Hensel reported. But for people who object to the idea of an implant, another approach is to put a bracelet on them.
But now, Hayes worries a bit less because of the bracelet around his wife's ankle.
"It's a radio transmitter that puts out a radio signal," Bob Hayes said. Hayes got the bracelet from authorities in South Dakota, where the couple lives. His wife's transmitter has a unique frequency, so, if she goes missing, he alerts authorities immediately, and police can use a receiving device to locate her.
The couple is now in California visiting family. Hayes worried when he found
out Fresno County doesn't offer the program. But he soon learned Madera County
does. It's called "Operation Lost and Found." The
sheriff's department started the program two years ago. Sheriff John Anderson
said around 30 Madera County residents suffering from mental challenges like
Alzheimer's or dementia currently have the bracelets
HUGS UK via Australia
VeriChip Corporation, a subsidiary of Applied Digital(NASDAQ:ADSX), announced today that it has shipped its first Hugs(R)infant protection system for use in the United Kingdom. The sale and installation of the Hugs system is being coordinated by VeriChip's international distributor, Australia-based Austco CommunicationSystems Pty, Ltd.
The entry of the Hugs system into the U.K. is another example of our commitment to develop the international health care security market," remarked Kevin McLaughlin, Chief Executive Officer of VeriChip Corporation.
Speaking for Austco Communication Systems, Robert E. Grey, President and CEO, commented, "The integration of the Hugs infant security system with Austco's MediCom staff and emergency call systemis highly attractive to our worldwide hospital clients."
Based in Perth, Western Australia, Austco Communication SystemsPty, Ltd. has been a world leader since 1985 in the highly specialized field of electronic communications for healthcare and secure accommodation environments www.austco.com.
Paedophiles to be chipped
Ed: It would have to be an ACTIVE rfid chip which is larger than the grain sized verichip for GPS tracking. So far, it has not been done.
The head of Britain's chief police officers has called for convicted paedophiles and dangerous sex offenders to be surgically implanted with electronic chips.
In a newspaper interview Ken Jones, president of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), said the implants would mean they could be tracked by satellite
Alcohol detection bracelets -- "skin-sensing"
Electronic ankle bracelets that instantly detect whether a person has been consuming alcohol are being used increasingly by courts, probation offices and corrections agencies around the state on offenders whose freedom requires sobriety. The devices, manufactured by Highlands Ranch, Colo.-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems Inc., measure blood-alcohol concentration through secretion.
The devices, called Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitors, or SCRAMs, are usually used on drunken-driving offenders or in domestic violence cases where alcohol is a factor. The bracelets, which weigh 8 ounces, are placed on the offender's ankle and worn around the clock.
Michigan Hospital applies rfid tags and mesh-networking
Wi - Fi throughout Hospital for visitors
Called the "Hugs and Kisses" infant protection system, manufactured by VeriChip, this tracking technology involves a tiny RFID (radio-frequency identification) radio transmitter that is placed on the baby's ankle
[Ed: external ] .
With a wireless system in place throughout the area, "Hugs" [ Ed: mesh networking] polls the baby's monitor every seven seconds to determine the exact location of the infant in relation to an electronic floor plan that is observed by hospital staff.
The "Kisses" mother/infant matching system technology utilizes the
RFID device on the baby and a small quarter sized tag
on the mother that are bound together at the baby's birth.
This system prevents the risk of mother/baby mismatch by playing a lullaby
when the mother and baby are within arms reach to confirm a match. The
"Hugs and Kisses" systems also support multiple births.
RF Technologies: Nursing Homes using rfid chips
Glenn Jonas : health-care only
With only about 800 of the company's systems in hospitals, that market still has potential. Advances in technology make nursing homes a promising replacement market. And the company is developing new products that put RFID technology to new use.
"Our whole history is introducing solutions the customer didn't know they needed," Jonas said.....
They show a great commitment to product development and research and development," said Alfonso Gutierrez, director of the University of Wisconsin's RFID Lab, part of the university's E-Business Consortium
Columbia St. Mary's is one of the testing sites for RF Technology
This is a proven technology being utilized in new applications," said Alan Murphy, vice president of Health Care Enterprise Solutions.
Assetrac -- XMark : total telemetry
VeriChip will present its Assetrac system, featuring the smallest asset tag on the market, which is available in response to growing demand from the healthcare industry for an effective and affordable solution for tracking and protecting high-value mobile medical assets. Poor asset utilization results not only in lost equipment and lost productivity, but also has a negative impact on patient care through prolonged wait times due to lack of equipment.
In addition to the smallest tag on the market, the system also offers the most flexible deployment options. It can cover a single area, like the
Emergency Department, or an entire campus. It also capitalizes on the existing IT infrastructure to reduce installation costs, and can even be interfaced with Wi-Fi and asset management technologies.
Based in Ottawa, Ontario, ... Xmark Corporation has provided Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) solutions to identify, locate, and protect people and assets in healthcare environments. Its market-leading infant protection, wander prevention, personal duress, and asset tracking applications are trusted by over 5,000 healthcare institutions worldwide to keep individuals safe.
3. Semi - Passive Rfid ( have batteries )
EU proposes guidelines for RFID usage
"Semi-passive RFID tags have built-in batteries and do not require energy induced from the reader to power the microchip. This allows them to function with much lower signal power levels and over greater distances than passive tags. They are, however, considerably more expensive. "
4. The System wants desperately to combine both features of passive
and active rfid subdermally. God has restrained them from internal GPS
tracking. Praise God.
Spot-tracking with ORB and eXI wireless, called Xmark :
However, the System wants to work around GPS and locate by communicating at specific location points wherever the wireless rfid chip has passed a sensor
R & D : 2 chips : an internal passive rfid ( VeriChip )
and an external active rfid ( Digital Angel )
Data on chip ( internal ) ; GPS locator applied externally -- Verichip + Digital Angel
The chip, which is slightly larger than a grain of rice and transmits two to three sentences of data, can be read by a scanner up to four feet away. It is injected into the subject's forearm or shoulder under local anesthesia during an outpatient procedure and leaves no mark, Bolton said.
The second product, Digital Angel, which combines a global satellite positioning system and monitoring service, was designed with people who stray in mind, such as parolees or Alzheimer's patients. The system combines a watch and a device the size of a pack of cigarettes that clips onto a waist band or a belt like a pager.
[ Ed: no kidnapping protection; kidnappers can easily remove the external GPS pager ]
How ADS got around GPS through eXI wireless
Smart contactless RFID .... more info at https://hopetotheend.com/cchip.html
and also at hopetotheend.com/orb.html
ADS ( Applied Digital Solutions ) has now attempted to have the internal VeriChip
( and any other external contactless rfid ...
such as will be in the "REAL ID" electronic national ID card )
respond with scanners, readers and sensors placed ubiquitously throughout the "wilderness"
in a system of "mesh networking" ( Zigbee microcontrollers... nodes )
100 Million sensors in the wilderness : "motes" ..."mesh networking"
Sensors Everywhere http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=57702816
Wireless Sensor Networks
TWO - WAY Communication System .... rapid response:
The sensors etc. detect the VeriChip ( or any external contactless rfid chip) and then they transmit the ID number through the eXI wireless telecommunication system to the ORBCOMM
low earth orbit ( LEO ) satellite system.
The ORBCOMM satellite then sends the ID number to a central database, which opens up the stored data and then in turn transmits that data ( any and all stored information on that individual ) to any mobile unit ( PDA, laptop, cell phone, handhelds etc. ) and thus they can track and monitor your location in real-time mobility.
Should that individual be targeted by the Powers that be, he can be stopped in his tracks, as it were,
since Dynagate ( portable access control ) can keep him from entering a zone,
( with or without a physical gate ).
We are already in the New World Order Police State.
The Government also uses the OUTERLINK Satellite system.
Satellites tracking those who are chipped ?
"They worry that satellites could track anyone with a chip easily and wonder with concern what other uses the chips could be put to.
Turkey is still far from this level of regimentation, but around the world there are now almost two billion chipped cards sold this year. Seventy percent of those chips will be used for security. In Europe, the chips are being placed in passports, and the US has gone to extremes by placing them under the skin. In this way, everybody could be watched by satellite through these chips.
The chip can keep medical records, (blood pressure, allergy, operations that the patient had gone through) which are loaded later through the codes it contains in its memory. The data within chips can be easily obtained through scanners in the health center.
Chip usage is not confined to the US. A new resolution has been reached whereby the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is now bringing a new international standard for 27 countries in the European Union (EU) to switch to chipped passports by early 2006. The US will apply visa procedures for all those who do not hold a chipped passport.
Digital Angel Corp. to acquire OuterLink tracking satellite
Digital Angel Corporation.. majority owned by Applied Digital Solutions, Inc. today announced that it has agreed to appoint Mr. Van Chu, currently CEO of OuterLink Corporation, as its new Chief Executive Officer. As a natural evolution of its traditional animal applications and military GPS business lines, the Company will focus on location technology and condition monitoring for a broad array of high-value assets, including people, pets, livestock, fish/wildlife, commercial/private vehicles, military vehicles, commercial/private aircraft, commercial/private watercraft, military watercraft and stationary assets in remote locations.
OuterLink Corporation of Concord, MA. OuterLink manufactures and markets a suite of satellite tracking systems, operates a mobile satellite data communications service, and supplies tracking software systems for mapping and messaging.
The OuterLink "CP-2 system" provides real- time automated tracking, wireless data transfer, and two-way messaging with large fleets of vehicles -- including utility trucks, helicopters and fixed- wing aircraft, long haul trucks, service vehicles, short haul trucks, and ships. OuterLink's current customer base includes various branches of the Department of Homeland Security (for example, U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. Customs Service).
information before eXI
Working on the Combo: Richard Sullivan's vision. Digital Angel.net, Inc.
The three scientists are: Hisashi Kobayashi, Ph.D., of Princeton University's Department of Electrical Engineering;
and Sirin Tekinay, Ph.D.,
and Edip Niver, Ph.D., both of the New Jersey Institute of Technology's
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Peter Zhou, President and Chief Scientist at
Digital Angel.net Inc.,
will continue to provide overall leadership of the Digital Angel research effort.
Ads attempts internal GPS tracking device
PALM BEACH, FL–– Applied Digital Solutions, Inc., an advanced technology development company, today announced that it has developed and successfully field tested a working prototype of what the company believes is the first-ever subdermal GPS “personal location device” (PLD). Field testing and follow-up laboratory testing of the disk-shaped prototype confirm that the specially designed antenna and the induction-based power-recharging method function properly.
The dimensions of this
initial PLD prototype are 2.5 inches in diameter by 0.5 inches in depth,
roughly the size of a pacemaker. As the process of miniaturization proceeds in
the coming months, the Company expects to be able to shrink the size of the
device to at least one-half and perhaps to as little as one-tenth the current size. [ Ed: the size of an injectable chip ]
Keith Bolton and Digital Angel
The result of the two moves, and the research that followed, produced what Digital Angel claims is a first-ever combination of "advanced sensor technology" that can communicate biological and location data in real time using satellite GPS technology and Internet-integrated ground stations.
The Internet link means caregivers can view the data on any Web-enabled desktop, laptop or wireless device. The password-protected Digital Angel site provides the vital-sign data; location information is cross-referenced, and viewable, via the Digital Angel mapping engine
Nothing is needed to "attach" the devices to the skin; the sensors react to the infrared radiation naturally emitted from the body. For now, Digital Angel devices can read and return data on body temperature and pulse rate. Next-generation models will provide EEG and EKG, as well as glucose monitoring – "all vital data needed to monitor the condition of at-risk patients," the company notes
The disc-shaped "personal location device" measures 6.35 centimetres in diameter and 1.27 centimetres in depth - roughly the same size as a pace-maker.
Currently it consists of an antenna to receive signals from the satellite constellation that comprises the Global Positioning System and an induction-based power-recharging system. The latter should make it possible to recharge the device's batteries from outside the user's body.
Eventually the device will
need to connect to a cell phone network if it is to relay the
satellite-determined position of its host to another person.
Applied Digital Solutions (ADS) hopes the device will appeal to people
8-17-2000 Digital Angel and GPS tracking
No GPS in VeriChip
Obviously, there is no such thing as a GPS transceiver that can be implanted with a hypodermic needle as a tiny microchip. Such a gizmo would be as big as a pacemaker, and would have to be implanted surgically.
Angel of Death...from WND mail bag--- a MUST read
"I wonder how much thought the proponents of this wondrous new technology have given to what would happen if this stuff were compromised. In other words, what if hostile forces, terrorists, kidnappers, governments got hold of the ability to ID and trace and track the chips?
In this age when organized crime can obtain valid, bonafide verifiable badges and ID cards, it is not impossible. Not to think what a fully financed hostile government's intelligence net could do. Instead of being able to rescue a kidnapped multi-millionaire's son, or an important politician, this technology could lead kidnappers to their target, guaranteeing success.
Imagine every soldier being chipped … and an enemy force being able to turn those chips on the soldiers carrying them, and be able to plot the whereabouts and troop concentrations of our forces! A smart enemy would ensure they had a long running series of stunning minor victories instead of a major win. Destroy our forces by attrition. How much fun would it be if you were the president of a major corporation (who was chipped) with serious political opposition in countries where your facilities were located overseas, and they decided to begin hunting you?
already happened with animals. A number of years ago the U.S. Forest Service,
put tracking collars on bears to monitor their activities, migration, numbers,
etc. Illegal bear hunters obtained tracking equipment and frequencies of the
trackers. The bear poachers enjoyed such success the Forest Service had to
recapture the remaining bears and remove the collars.
Digital Angel my eye … sounds more like Digital Death! Just ask the bears. S. Connelly
GPS :You are so Here by Joel Garreau
ads Sensors -- location and body info .... 1" x 1"
Bolton said that today’s Digital Angel products use the smallest GPS receiver on the market, measuring about
1 inch by 1 inch in diameter. The GPS component of the product delivers information about the location of its wearers to the Digital Angel system.
A sensor in the current products can sound alarms when wearers cross geographic boundaries, such as a five-mile radius perimeter. The criminal justice industry has shown interest in the technology for prisoners under house arrest or on parole, Bolton said. It’s also perfect for sufferers of Alzheimer's disease, who often wander from homes and hospitals and get lost, and for parents to attach to children.
Another sensor passes along body-temperature information.
are sensors that will send vital sign information like pulse, blood oxygen
and glucose levels, Bolton said.
fourth devices concerns SENSORS which are far much smaller than a chip.
Sensors are all around us, and are strategically placed within the environment. Digital Angel is trying to make SENSORS for our bodies.
Thermo-Life Bio-sensor for humans. It is an implanted self-generating battery within the human body that measures life functions in real-time for immediate monitoring and analysis.
For more information on Thermo-Life please see hopetotheend.com/biosensors.html
The bio sensor for animals is called "BioThermo". see hopetotheend.com/pets.html
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