Wednesday, October 20, 2004

VeriChip Approved by FDA for Medical Use in Humans

The FDA has approved for medical use the world's first implantable radio frequency identification microchip for use on humans.

About the size of a grain of rice, VeriChip cannot be seen by the human eye and contains a unique 16-digit verification number that is captured by briefly passing a proprietary scanner over the insertion site. The number links to the database via encrypted Internet access.

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