Chipping Away at Privacy?
- Outliers. // Modern Healthcare;9/17/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 37, p36
This section offers news briefs related to the U.S. healthcare industry. A Public Records Act request seeking the undisclosed terms of the deal between football player LaDainian Tomlinson and Palomar Pomerado Health revealed that the football star will be paid $2 million over five years. The...
- DOD takes on `ceramic vs. plastic' COTS issue. Rhea, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Dec96, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p6
Calls for the creation of a Center for Commercial IC Insertion under the US Defense Department based on the report `Overcoming Barriers to the Use of Commercial Integrated Circuit Technology in Defense Systems.' Department of Defense's dependence on commercial integrated circuit industry for...
- Florida Family Gets Microchipped. // Current Science;8/30/2002, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p12
Reports the implantation of silicon microchips on Jeffrey Jacob and his family in Boca Raton, Florida. Use of the device to detect medical history of the person; Medical conditions of the family; Plan of chip manufacturer Applied Digital Solutions on the microchips.
- Microchip Implants Closer to Reality. // Futurist;Oct99, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p9
Reports on the development of microchip that can be implanted to human body. Possible applications of the microchip implants; Details on the scientific experiment conducted by Kevin Warwick, a professor of cybernetics at Reading University in England.
- Bionic eye can restore lost vision. // Asian Pacific Post;11/11/2010, p5
The article focuses on a tiny microchip developed by researchers which is said to restore eyesight when implanted in the back of the eye.
- Biosurveillance System Shipped to Korea. // Signal;Oct2014, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p10
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Defense is testing a Microfluidic-based Bioagent Autonomous Networked Detector (M-BAND) on the Korean Peninsula.
- Grants/contracts. // Diagnostics & Imaging Week;8/16/2007, Vol. 10 Issue 33, p6
The article reports on the research grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense to the Center for Bioelectronics Biosensors and Biochips at Clemson University in South Carolina. The federal aid will be used to study an implantable biochip that could transmit medical data with the department...
- WILL WE PLUG COMPUTERS INTO OUR BRAINS? Gibson, William // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/26/2000, Issue 25, p112
Discusses the likelihood that humans will receive silicon chip implants. Reasons for implants including medicine and military tactics; Opinion that the silicon chip will be obsolete by the time implant technology is developed; View that humans will not need to increase intelligence or functions...
- Why you shouldn't implant computer chips in your arm. Panetta, Kasey // ECN: Electronic Component News;Dec2013, Vol. 57 Issue 14, p12
A blog is presented which discusses the complications of medical implants, and the computer chip, the Circadia 1.0, implanted by Tim Cannon, a biohacker, under his skin, which is designed to send biometric data from Cannon's body to a mobile device.