- PositiveID Corporation (formerly Verichip
Corporation) - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report
Lamberg  evaluated MRI issues for VeriChip
human RFID implants at 1.5 Tesla MRI system and found that VeriChip
implants are "MR Safe," but not "MR Compatible" as the tested implant got deactivated after an MRI examination.
Over the past several years stories have emerged of employers requiring employees to embed tags, such as the VeriChip
, under their skin.
microchipping system, which the company developed as a possible solution, is responsible for the current usage of microchips in pets, which can help identify them if they become lost and get them home sooner to their owners, Scott Silverman, CEO of Veriteq, said.
Corporation (Nasdaq:CHIP), a provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) systems for healthcare and patient-related needs, announced on Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of Steel Vault Corporation (OTCBB:SVUL), a provider of identity security products and services,
Corporation has established a new subsidiary, VeriGreen Energy Corporation, to focus and invest in the clean and alternative energy sector.
As of 2006, manufacturer VeriChip
had sold about 2,500 chips for human implantation worldwide, but only about 100 had been implanted in the United States, most in the company's own employees.
The RFID chip, made by VeriChip
, is being marketed as a life-saving device to help identify, locate and protect.
Genesis is a concept album about the VeriChip
, a biochip implanted into people's skin that will hold all of your information and eliminate paper money.
It notably cited nightclubs in the Netherlands and Spain which offer their customers the possibility of having the VeriChip
microchip (or human barcode') implanted in their arm, used as a wallet.
(73) In 2004, the FDA approved the "VeriChip
" to be implanted into medical patients to allow expedited access to the patient's medical history and records, for various emergencies, such as vehicle accidents and also for battlefield injuries.(74)