Archive for the ‘RFID’ Category

Tiny Implantable Devices to Help Treat Chronic Pain

May 27, 2009

MicroTransponder, a company out of Dallas, Texas, is developing an implantable neural stimulator to alleviate chronic pain. Looking like an RFID implant, the prototype device uses low energy radio technology for communication and has no batteries on board.

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Patent for killer chip denied in Germany

May 15, 2009

A Saudi inventor’s proposal to insert semiconductors subcutaneously in visitors and remotely kill them if they misbehave will not be patented in Germany.