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Apr 5th, 2004, 12:42 PM
New ID can track 'every grain of rice'
By Alorie Gilbert, CNET News.com
Monday, September 1 2003 9:31 AM
A group of academics and business executives is planning to introduce next month a next-generation bar code system, which could someday replace with a microchip the series of black vertical lines found on most merchandise.
The so-called EPC Network, which has been under development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for nearly five years, will make its debut in Chicago on Sept. 15, at the EPC Symposium. At that event, MIT researchers, executives from some of the largest global companies, and U.S. government officials intend to discuss their plans for the EPC Network and invite others to join the conversation.
The attendee list for the conference reads like a who's who of the Fortune 500: Colgate-Palmolive, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Heinz, J.C. Penney, Kraft Foods, Nestle, PepsiCo and Sara Lee, among others. An official from the Pentagon is scheduled to speak, along with executives from Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and United Parcel Service.
"I see this (event) as a formal marker that is pretty key," to the development of these next-generation systems, said Pete Abell, analyst at the ePC Group, a research firm tracking the technology.
EPC stands for electronic product code, which is the new product numbering scheme that's at the heart of the system.
There are several key differences between an EPC and a bar code. First, the EPC is designed to provide a unique serial number for every item in the system. By contrast, bar codes only identify groups of products. So, all cans of Diet Coke have the same bar code more or less. Under EPC, every can of Coke would have a one-of-a-kind identifier. Retailers and consumer-goods companies think a one-of-a-kind product code could help them to reduce theft and counterfeit goods and to juggle inventory more effectively.
The way it's been designed, an EPC can be linked to databases that can store much more information about a particular product than is possible with the bar code. In addition to price and manufacturer, the EPC could link to information about location of an item based on a complex system of readers and microchips, or "tags," that communicate via radio frequency, a concept known as radio frequency identification (RFID).
"Put tags on every can of Coke and every car axle, and suddenly the world changes," boasts the Web site of the Auto-ID Center, the research group at MIT leading the charge on the project. "No more inventory counts. No more lost or misdirected shipments. No more guessing how much material is in the supply chain--or how much product is on the store shelves."
Another feature of the EPC is its 96-bit format, which some say is large enough to generate a unique code for every grain of rice on the planet. "Every molecule on Earth is what the MIT boys said," Abell said.
The 12-digit bar code that's used across the United States was introduced in the 1970s, and the retail industry is close to running out of new combinations. The industry is in the process of moving to a 14-digit code in the next year or so, but Abell said that's just a stop-gap measure. "We ran out of room" with the bar code, he said. "The EPC solves all of that; there is plenty of space in there."
Yet, the EPC Network--the EPC specifications and technology related to them--is still very much in the laboratory stage and probably won't begin to replace bar codes for at least a decade, said Abell.
That's because the price of the EPC tags needs to fall from nickels and dimes today to fractions of a penny. Protection of consumer privacy is also a concern. Wal-Mart Stores and Britain's largest retailer, Tesco, both ended the first in-store trials of the technology after privacy advocates spoke out against them. In addition, standards are still being developed to ensure that tags, readers and related computer programs from different technology suppliers all work together.
Working on the standards problem is AutoID, a new arm of the Uniform Code Council, the nonprofit that administers the bar code, or Universal Product Code. AutoID, announced in May, plans to pick up where MIT's Auto-ID Center leaves off, assigning codes, ironing out technical standards, managing intellectual property rights, publishing specifications, and providing user support and training. Heading the group is Dicki Lulay, a former executive at Nabisco Foods and McCormick & Company.
"The Auto-ID Center has done a great job, but you need a global standards body," Abell said. "Everything from Auto-ID Center is proposed; it's a draft. You can’t say, 'Oh I can build my systems around that.'"
Representatives from AutoID and MIT were not immediately available to comment.
AutoID will likely release the first set of EPC specifications either at the EPC Symposium or within the next couple of months, Abell said. Wal-Mart is expecting them by November. Sometime that month, the retailer is scheduled to hold a meeting with representatives from its top 100 or so merchandise suppliers at its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters, Abell said.
At that meeting, Wal-Mart intends to present its detailed plan for setting up an EPC system for tracking shipments to its distribution centers, he said. The company has asked the suppliers to begin attaching RFID tags to the large containers and cases they ship to Wal-Mart by 2005.
Apr 5th, 2004, 12:44 PM
"I'm here to chew bubble gum, and kick ass. And i'm all out of bubble gum."
Digital Angel Corporation Receives Patent for Multi-Directional Cattle-Scanning Device
March 18, 2004 07:35:00 AM ET
SO. ST. PAUL, Minn., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digital Angel Corporation DOC, an advanced technology company in the field of rapid and accurate identification, location tracking, and condition monitoring of high-value assets, today announced that it has received a United States patent for a "multi-directional walk-through antenna", a scanning device for cattle and other livestock much like the metal detector at an airport, for reading RFID wearable tags and implantable chips.
The antenna incorporates a new design that enables easier and more accurate scanning of animals, eliminating many of the technical challenges associated with scanning animals that can result from differing tag placements and random animal movement. The multi-directional walk-through antenna has been granted patent number 6,700,547.
Kevin Nieuwsma, President of the Company's RFID Division, commented, "Digital Angel already develops and markets a full line of livestock identification products, ranging from visual ID tags sold since 1945, to RFID wearable tags and RFID implantable chips, along with scanners that read these devices. Digital Angel also designs and develops the software integration tools necessary to tie all these components together into a seamless system for recording the location and movement of identified animals. The antenna will be marketed as an integral part of an automatic system for monitoring cattle and other livestock while they are processed throughout their lifecycle, which should make the industry more efficient in its animal movement tracking capability."
Chief Executive Officer Kevin McGrath stated, "The receipt of this patent underscores Digital Angel's continued R&D commitment to innovation and enhancement of existing products in the new and emerging markets we operate in. Since the discovery in the State of Washington of a cow with BSE (mad cow disease) in December of 2003, Digital Angel has been building on its existing technology base in anticipation of a nationally mandated cattle tracking program in the U.S., as well as in Canada, which has already committed to the implementation of an RFID cattle program in 2005. This and other patents should allow Digital Angel to maintain its technology leadership position in this important market segment."
Apr 5th, 2004, 12:45 PM
'Digital Angel' lands in China
Will implantable tracking chips be used by totalitarian government?
Posted: March 28, 2002
1:00 a.m. Eastern
Editor's note: The April issue of WND's monthly print magazine, Whistleblower, takes an in-depth look at implanted chips, futuristic surveillance technologies and the virtual end to privacy. One of the companies profiled in that issue is the subject of this report – Digital Angel Corporation, manufacturer of the "Digital Angel" tracking device.
By Sherrie Gossett
© 2002 WorldNetDaily.com
Making good on its promise to "achieve a global presence," Digital Angel Corporation – manufacturer and marketer of high-tech, implantable devices for tracking human beings – has opened a research and development facility in Shen Zhen, a special economic zone near Hong Kong, hoping to cash in on vast markets in China and the Far East.
As WorldNetDaily first reported, Digital Angel is a sophisticated, miniaturized tracking device intended by its manufacturer for subdermal implantation in large numbers of human beings. After heavy publicity, the manufacturer last year deflected criticism from privacy advocates and Christians concerned over biblical prophesy by removing all references to human implantation from its website and literature, only to re-introduce human implantation – with a product called VeriChip – after Sept. 11, due to the nation's new preoccupation with security.
Dr. S.G. Chen, with more than 15 years experience in high-level research and development, will lead the Chinese facility, which will be part of the Applied Digital Research Group. This new office will oversee production of Digital Angel products and carry out research and development of new products of the Applied Digital Research Group.
Also serving as a sales and marketing office, the facility will coordinate efforts in three northeast provinces of China.with joint-venture partner Shenyang Duouyuan Digital Communications Net Corporation.
"This new facility and the additional strengthening of our Research Group is a key move in furthering our position as the preeminent advanced digital technology development company," commented CEO Richard Sullivan on the new plant. "Dr. Chen and his team will have immediate access to our OEM partner in China for existing Digital Angel products and the development of new technologies as well."
Sullivan believes this direct access will ensure the partner meets "our aggressive production needs." The Shenyang Duouyan Digital Communications Net Corporation provides the main facility, equipment and working capital to manufacture, promote and distribute Digital Angel products in the three northeastern Chinese provinces.
The Chinese program will follow the company's usual Phase 1- Phase 2 approach. Phase 1 of the partnership will be deployed in the second quarter of 2002 and focus on Digital Angel applications for the shipping industry within the targeted geography.
Phase 2 will focus on people and medical applications of Digital Angel for the region, which comprises roughly 15 percent of China's 1.3 billion people.
"We are truly impressed with Digital Angel technology and look forward to this joint venture," said Shenyang Duouyuan's president, Chen Zhen. "We believe Phase 1 revenues from tracking and monitoring logistics for over 10 million shipping containers transported within our rapidly expanding industrial region, could potentially exceed $200 million annually within the first 2 years of deployment."
The emergence of Digital Angel has met with protests from civil libertarians in the United States who are concerned over potential involuntary applications of injectable tracking chips. But an area of even greater concern may be its use in China. After all, China currently has one of the world's worst human rights records. Over the years, human rights organizations like Amnesty International, Freedom House and the Laogai Research Foundation have documented widespread persecution in China of political dissidents and religious persons. Such persecution routinely includes surveillance and arrest of innocent persons who are then sent to slave labor camps, mental hospitals or "re-education" facilities.
Time will tell if the injectable chips will be used eventually to track the movements of dissidents, in order to round up friends, family members and locate secret meetings. Recent news reports have documented Christian believers using cell-phone codes to arrange secret prayer meetings, and the rural government officials committing protesters to psychiatric facilities where they are "treated."
Apr 5th, 2004, 12:47 PM
RFID TAG/NAZI CONNECTION!!
TO ANY MODS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THIS ISSUE, COULD YOU PLEASE POST A PIC OF THIS NAZI SYMBOL BEFORE THE SITE MOVES IT???
Apr 5th, 2004, 8:21 PM
I take it this is one of the Nazi Pics?
Apr 5th, 2004, 8:22 PM
This one also?
Apr 5th, 2004, 8:23 PM
Here's your last one Prez. How come you didn't upload them yourself?
Apr 5th, 2004, 9:09 PM
Because i'm retarded...
That one in the middle does resemble a swastika though!! :ohmy:
Apr 6th, 2004, 12:35 AM
Because i'm retarded... :rolling: Prez... :alcoholic
Apr 6th, 2004, 12:48 AM
:yumyum: :grin :nono:
Apr 6th, 2004, 8:57 PM
I didn't read through all of that but I'm guessing you're hinting towards this and a relation to the 'mark of the beast' ? Wasn't that Digital company something Sherry was posting about before as one of her 'prophecies'?
Apr 6th, 2004, 10:57 PM
i'm not saying that this is THE mark of the Beast, just A mark of the beast..-These tags give them the capability to track both products and animals/people from satellite..This is much like the naviagational Gps system of On-Star and other companies.(which they are trying to place in all new cars now instead of just as a special service.)
It's just another way to keep track of people and "keep us safe"..It's what they are doing to pets, and what they want to do to Americas children..Inject us all with a chip so that they can find us at any time..(And who knows what other purpose the chip might produce??--Perhaps even so far as cancer, or new diseases that will establish themselves as hereditary in our bloodstreams.?)
Don't mean to go off the beaten path here, but i do think that these tags are bad news...The real question is whether they will be implemented inthe next few years, and if this will be in a post apocalyptic world of martial law and concentration camps..Either way, it's not good.
Seems likely that they have been tagging people for decades now..Instead of "tagging" graffiti, the Elites tag people..Instead of leaving their name artistically sprawled on the wall, they own a new name of the person that they now moniter.(and control?)
Apr 6th, 2004, 11:05 PM
In business terms it would be bad for the economy too, because they are supposed to replace cashiers at check-out lines..That would be alot of job loss..And that's just one other reason why these things aren't right..Not to mention THAT DOES LOOK LIKE A SWASTIKA!
Wal-Mart was the first to implement UPC barcodes too..
Apr 8th, 2004, 8:29 PM
Can you freaking believe this?!?!?!
REALLY SICK..IGNORE AT YOUR OWN RISK..
Apr 9th, 2004, 4:55 AM
Can you freaking believe this?!?!?!
REALLY SICK..IGNORE AT YOUR OWN RISK..
You gotta be kidding me.....'Be the first to get chipped'...un friggin real....It's starting......man I'd rather live in the underground like the guys in Demolition Man.....rat burger or controlled human....I think I made my choice.....
May 4th, 2004, 12:14 AM
May 4th, 2004, 3:44 PM
Thanks alot for the information prez.
May 25th, 2004, 1:53 AM
Thanks Strife..Happy to do it, not happy that it's happening though..
AMERICA 2008 - A SHOULD READ
By Jack Duggan
May 19, 2004
The selling point for implanting biochips beneath your skin is that they cannot be stolen. They can be used to access ATM’s, pay bills, sign contracts, verify your identity--all without your wallet--and locate lost or kidnaped children. Should you, yourself, become lost or disabled, a global array of satellites will locate you, or any person who has been implanted with a SIB (Subdermally Implanted Biochip) anywhere on the planet.
A SIB can contain complete, valuable medical data about its wearer, saving lives in trauma cases. It can also index the wearer’s criminal record, voting record, party affiliation, and level of access to government facilities and benefits, all without the wearer knowing exactly what’s in there. Citizens will just have to take the government’s word that everything is kosher.
Eventually, governments will insist that all citizens have SIBs. You will not be able to use your bank, open home utility accounts, nor sign contracts unless fitted with a SIB, for ‘security purposes.’
One day, your car won't start and you won't be able to get a tow truck nor money to repair it because it your SIB chip is not working. The bank’s ATM won’t accept your SIB’s code, yet you see it accepting the SIB’s of other customers.
Your spouse will call from the grocery store, saying her chip also isn’t working and she can’t buy food for the kids. Once, stores accepted both cash and SIB’s, but by edict of the Federal Reserve System, no one may use cash nor credit cards any more. All for reasons of ‘national security’ of course.
After hours of begging a government agency for an answer, it will turn out that a 20 year old clerk in Scumpond, Mass., put a hold on your whole family’s chips because of an unpaid parking ticket attributed to your vehicle’s license plate number.
You shout that you have never even been to Scumpond, Mass., but it falls on deaf ears. You are told that you will have to take the matter up with Ms. Dumklerk in person. You telephone the Scumpond City Hall Department of Revenue from your neighbor's home, as your own phone was just shut off because of your “criminal status.” They tell you that Ms. Dumklerk is on a leave of absence, so you'll just have to be patient until she returns. No one else can help you, because Ms. Dumklerk encrypted access to all her files with her SIB code, which is against procedure, but they never had time to train her properly because they are underfunded and overworked.
You are told to call back in a four weeks, when Ms. Dumclerk might be back from the rain forest. Sorry.
Unable to buy or sell, you turn to family, friends and neighbors for aid. You need a car to get to work, food, diapers, milk, a kerosene heater for your house and candles, since the electric is shut off.
Your parents try to help, but they are immediately warned at the cash-less register in the store that they are not allowed to exceed their “fair share” in purchasing food and hardware for an elderly couple, which has already been calculated by the U.S. Department of Earth First. Sadly, they give you what little excess they had in their pantry, but it will only help your family for a few days. Ditto for your few friends and neighbors. After surrendering their small hordes, most give excuses, because they know what it means to fall under the scrutiny of the government for exceeding their “fair share” of the planet’s resources, as scientifically defined by U.C. Berkeley.
After two weeks, the baby is whining for milk, the children are begging for food and your wife can't stop crying. You no longer can use a phone to call Scumpond. Your neighbor just told you that his telephone is off limits, since you caused it to exceed the time allotment authorized by the U.S. Department of Communications Conservation. He is now himself under resource scrutiny.
Desperate, with no options left, you remember the old unregistered pistol buried beneath your bedroom floorboards. Never in your life did you think you would stoop this low, but the baby is now screaming non-stop.
Associated Press Trenton,
New Jersey TRENTON HERALD
Tuesday, November 25 - "A typically over-breeding Trenton terrorist, a father of six, was caught approaching an unnamed convenience store on Broad Street with a concealed weapon. Automated sensors sent an alarm to the Trenton Federal P.D. who immediately surrounded and arrested the terrorist. Fortunately, there were several TFPD agents in plainclothes within one block of the incident. As federal policy dictates, the terrorist’s name is being withheld for national security purposes. He will be sent to the island of Guam for a trial by a U.S. Military Tribunal to determine all his accomplices and then be executed. As is mandated by federal law, his immediate relatives will also be terminated to remove the contamination of their defective, terrorist genes from society. All else who are discovered to have aided this terrorist cell will be sent to U.S. Department of Education camps in Ohio. Several neighbors are already under arrest by counter-terrorism SWAT agents.
U.S. Senator Hiram Walker has called for a Joint Investigation Committee to stop terrorist violence, as seen in Trenton, by retrofitting all SIB’s with explosive charges so that federal police agents at the local level may interdict such crimes more immediately. He pointed out the multi-billion dollar savings to the tax payer if the practice of sending thousands of terrorists and their genetic carriers to Guam every month can be stopped because FPD units will have the great privilege to solve such problems locally with the new Explosive Subdermally Implanted Biochips (ESIB) on defective terrorist gene groups and their abettors. The Senator stated his supreme confidence that all straight-thinking citizens would welcome the new ESIBs in the name of national security. Senator Walker added that he anticipates no resistance by his constituents, because such objections would be unpatriotic and thus be in violation of the Amended USA P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act."
© 2004 - Jack Duggan - All Rights Reserved
Jack Duggan lives in Hamilton, "Fort Apache," New Jersey, the center of the anthrax letters investigation. E-Mail: email@example.com
Jun 25th, 2004, 1:07 PM
In business terms it would be bad for the economy too, because they are supposed to replace cashiers at check-out lines..That would be alot of job loss..And that's just one other reason why these things aren't right..Not to mention THAT DOES LOOK LIKE A SWASTIKA!
Wal-Mart was the first to implement UPC barcodes too..
Wal-Mart also was the first to RFID tag their products.
Oh yes, they are going to replace the human cashiers with these crapped out "self help" computer systems. You know, you swipe your own product's UPC bar code over the scanner, and shove money or a CC into a machine. They are acclimatizing us, right now, to get used to not seeing human sales clerks. So what's the next step when everyone gets used to the self-check-out computers?
They begin using thumbscanning. They already are in my state of Texas, at Kroger and HEB stores in some locations. No thumbscan? No food. Also this is happening at many schools, the kids have to thumbscan, or no lunch.
And after we're use to giving a bio-scan of our thumb, and seeing that 90% of all cashiers have become 'automated' and computerized... what's next? What, another terror attack? Take the verichip... it allows you to grab items off store shelves and simply walk out of the store without talking to a soul - the total price is deducted from your bank account as you pass through scanners near the exit door. That's very possible - it's already being touted on the news here and there.
They, and we know who 'they' are... always do things incrementally. They got us used to ATM machines, instead of talking to live people at a real bank. They got us used to ordering food through a clown's head (remember the old jack-in-the-boxes?) - they are getting us used to self-check out lanes. One buddy of mine went out on a limb, and I laughed at first... he said "Ya know, here's a conspiracy for you... 10 items or less lanes, right? Well, have they been phasing those in, to get people used to buying LESS in grocery stores?"
Good question... the article/story above, that stated how the people had gone over their resource limit at the grocery store, reminded me of the 10 items or less comment my buddy made.
But it's all incrementalism. Phase 1, then 2, then 3, then 4. Turn up the hot water slowly on the frogs until they just cook... and don't know it. I don't like using the self-check out computers... I avoid them. Hah, I'm still waiting for the day, that "homeland INsecurity" tells all remaining store clerks, to press a magic 'red button' if someone is buying anything odd or subversive looking ;) Imagine buying a book about conspiracy theories in... walmart one night, and the chick at the check-out sees it as she bags it, and presses a lil button under a counter. You're then confronted by police outside the store, haha. That may be a bit far fetched but hey.. it happened roughly in that same format in nazi Germany.
I don't use banks. Or ATM machines. I use cash, period. Ooops, that makes me a terrorist :grin I don't use the self-checkout computers. Or kiosks in malls for anything. I don't use internet cafes. Anything that CAN possibly track or trace you, or your thumbprint, or voice, or face on camera... I do not go near it. People think "oh he's paranoid" - well of course I am. I'm awake - those who are not, are asleep. We've all seen the movie "They Live" I'm sure. "They live... we sleep"
Lastly, the whole... implantation scenario. With verichip's site which says the chipmobile is coming.. to a city near YOU! Well, uh oh... I better sign right up. Yeah I want to be tracked 24/7, yeah, I'm a lab rat, right?
They are going to use the "missing pet" and "missing children" crap to push chip implantation - they are doing it right now. When just about all pets and just about all kids have chips? Will they start chipping babies in hopsitals who are new borns? What, after the pets and kids get the chips put in them, more than likely by law, will the adults just submit on their own and take them.. or be forced to? Keep in mind the "mark of the beast" cannot be forced - so I get debates on the whole chip implant thing all the time. Will it be forced, or not. But I reiterate - it's all done incrementally. Step by step, turning up the heat degree by degree until we get ourselves into water so hot - we're cooked when we realize we're in a pot of hot water.
Jul 18th, 2004, 7:56 PM
Jul 19th, 2004, 5:26 AM
Jul 19th, 2004, 5:54 AM
Thanks for the inclusions in the RFID threads Enforcer..Please keep them coming.
Jul 21st, 2004, 2:35 PM
Libraries eye RFID to track books
Privacy issues raised as San Francisco plans chips’ useUpdated: 2:33 p.m. ET Oct.03, 2003SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3 - A civil liberties watchdog group is expressing concern over the San Francisco Public Library’s plans to track books by inserting computer chips into each tome. Library officials approved a plan Thursday to install tiny radio frequency identification chips, known as RFIDs, into the roughly 2 million books, CDs and audiovisual materials patrons can borrow.
THE SYSTEM still needs funding and wouldn’t be ready until at least 2005.
The microchips send out electromagnetic wave to a device that converts them to digital data containing a host of information. In libraries, the system is primarily designed to locate books in branches and speed up the checkout process.
Library officials say the “passive” chips would be deactivated as materials are taken from the library, thus preventing any stealth tracking of books — and by extension, people — off premises.
But Lee Tien, a staff lawyer for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is concerned that the chips may have information that would remain accessible and trackable, whether by ingenious hackers or law enforcement subpoena. That, he says, would be a threat to privacy rights.
“If there’s a technology for temporary deactivation, then presumably there’s a system for reactivating it,” Tien said. “Does the person have the ability to know if the RFID is on or off?”
Some of the foundation’s concerns are rooted in the provisions of the USA Patriot Act, which critics have assailed as giving government the authority to obtain the records and threatening the privacy and First Amendment rights of library and bookstore patrons.
San Francisco’s city librarian, Susan Hildreth, says the devices will help streamline inventory and prevent loss. Tracking people is not the goal, she insisted.
“It will not allow us to track people to their home or any location,” Hildreth said.
She pointed out that several other major libraries, including the Seattle public library system, are moving to the chips instead of bar codes.
“Industry trends show that it’s going to replace the bar code very shortly,” Hildreth said. “We’re trying to prepare for the future.”
Seattle’s 24 libraries are installing RFID tracking systems, with the first to be ready next spring.
The city of Santa Clara is installing RFID tracking at its main library and the county is considering a similar move.
Still, it’s the opportunity for unauthorized tracking that concerns Tien.
“The issue is other people, other institutions. What will they do if the RFID is insecure?” Tien said. “We’re talking about the imbedding of location trafficking devices into the social fabric.”
Hildreth said San Francisco library officials may hold a public forum to discuss the chips further.
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Aug 12th, 2004, 12:26 AM
44,000 prison inmates to be RFID-chipped
August 02 2004
by Jo Best
No escape for Ohio jailbirds…
One US state reckons it's cracked how to keep track of all of its 44,000 prison inmates - RFID-chip them.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRH) has approved a $415,000 contract to trial the tracking technology with Alanco Technologies.
The pilot project will run at the Ross Correctional Facility in Chillicothe, Ohio. If all goes well, the technology could be rolled out to all of the state's inmates in 33 separate facilities. Inmates will wear "wristwatch-sized" transmitters that can detect if prisoners have been trying to remove them and send an alert to prison computers.
Staff will also wear the technology on their belts so they can be tracked for security purposes. Warders can activate an alarm themselves but the alert will also be sent if the transmitter is forcibly removed or the warder is knocked down.
Alanco claims system can pinpoint the location of staff and prisoners in real-time and track them within the confines of a prison.
The Ross project is not the first such rollout of tracking chips in US prisons. Facilities in Michigan, California and Illinois already employ the technology and Robert R. Kauffman, Alanco CEO, said he expects three new states to sign up to use RFID technology.
Oct 14th, 2004, 2:17 PM
Electronic Numbering of Products and Documents using the "µ-chip" (or mu-chip) supported by a Networked Database unleashes new Business and Life Style Applications that facilitate innovative Manufacturing, Distribution, Consumption, Tracking and Recycling operations.
The RFID, wireless semiconductor integrated circuit that stores an ID number in its memory, was proposed about a decade ago as an alternative to the barcode. Its use, however, has so far been limited to a few applications where its advantages offset its relatively high cost.
The µ-chip is Hitachi's response to resolving some of the issues associated with conventional RFID technology. The µ-chip uses the frequency of 2.45GHz. It has a 128-bit ROM for storing the ID with no write-read and no anti-collision capabilities. Its unique ID numbers can be used to individually identify trillions of trillions of objects with no duplication. Moreover with a size of 0.4mm square, the µ-chip is small enough to be attached to a variety of minute objects including embedding in paper.
Manufacturing, distribution and tracking systems can be built or enhanced using the µ-chip with an event-driven accumulation of, and on-demand access to, information stored in a database through the network. By coupling this database with the versatility of the µ-chip new business and life styles applications can now be brought to reality. These new applications allow manufacturing, commerce and recycling processes to be operated in a way that has not been possible before.
chip compared to a grain of rice.
THE MICRO, MICRO, MICRO, CHIP
HOW SMALL THEY REALLY ARE
I was told two years ago by a CIA scientist working against his will that in truth microchips were so small they were being inserted by injection during "vacination." This is yet another crucial reason not to have our children vacinated.
Here is the picture proof of just how small they are. It was taken at a university in England which is developing the chip technology. Please feel free, as with everything on this site, to download it and pass it around.
Caption reads: Photo Antics ...An ant carries a 1-mm microchip in its mandibles in a promotional photograph released by the Huddersfield University precision technology centre. The centre says it's the first in Britain to calibrate measurements and instruments to 1/10,000th of a millimetre.
Dec 8th, 2004, 4:44 AM
Activists Slam Homeless Tracking
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02:00 AM Nov. 06, 2004 PT
A government drive to use the latest in database technologies to track and count the homeless, in order to better tailor services at shelters and food banks, actually puts battered women at risk, women's rights advocates say.
Frustrated with the current annual homeless census, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is now requiring that regional associations of agencies helping the homeless start collecting and locally sharing detailed personal information, including social security numbers and disability information, from the homeless.
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Today's the Day. The idea is that Homeless Management Information Systems will lead to better care since associations would know exactly how many homeless people are in their area and how many are veterans, families, battered women, chronically homeless or mentally ill.
To protect people's privacy, the associations, known as Continuums of Care, must use systems that incorporate several security measures, such as firewalls and secure socket layer technology, and will only send aggregate data to the government.
But those protections are not enough to protect women fleeing from batterers, said Cindy Southworth, director of technology at the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
Any repository of data on victims of domestic violence puts women at risk of being found and possibly killed by their batterers, she said, arguing that domestic-violence shelters should be exempt from having to pass information to the local network.
HUD allowed domestic-violence shelters to opt out in guidelines published in July 2003, but has since revised the rule to require shelters to provide a unique identifier, created using date of birth and ethnicity, to the Continuum's central server.
That's not enough, Southworth said.
"It is actually quite simple if you look at the raw data to find your wife, if you know your partner's date of birth, ethnicity and how many children she has," she said.
There is also no exemption for battered women using services outside the domestic-violence shelter, such as a food bank.
"So the food-bank volunteer hands her a bag of groceries, but puts all sorts of dangerous and invasive data in a statewide system," Southworth said. "That's happening as I speak."
HUD spokesman Brian Sullivan acknowledged these concerns are real, but said the system has a minimum of eight layers of security and that shelters can protect sensitive data.
"It's true this isn't worth one life, but when you understand just how secure these systems are and the kind of data that would be available if some rocket scientist could manage to crack this, you would see that HMIS (Homeless Management Information Systems) provides a more secure data-collection and reporting system than currently exists," Sullivan said.
HMIS administrators such as Michelle Budzek, who facilitates the Hamilton County Continuum of Care in Ohio, said the data systems are useful to agencies and that they can be designed to protect victims of domestic violence.
In Hamilton County, which includes Cincinnati, all domestic-violence shelters will be participating in the system by the end of the year because they were involved from the beginning in shaping the system's protections, according to Budzek.
"That takes a heck of a lot of community time and buy-in, but they saw the benefits," Budzek said.
Still, Emily J. Martin, a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union's Women's Rights Project, is not persuaded by these assurances.
The system's protections could be bypassed by a stalker who works for a service agency, or who hacks the system through social engineering by, for example, posing as a police officer requesting information.
"Batterers are an extremely motivated group who will often go to incredible lengths to figure out where their victims have fled to," Martin said. "It's not an idle concern."
Dec 10th, 2004, 2:02 AM
Our Latest Revolution Radio Episode 9. First Half on RFID, Second half on the Security Reform Bill, and the true meaning of Christmas-
1 hour 6 minutes:
Dec 17th, 2004, 1:32 AM
Techno-Tithe: Church Implants Microchips in Members' Right Hands
CROCKETT'S BLUFF, AR – In a startling collision of modern technology and ministry, Crockett's Bluff Community Church is the first known church in America to use Logitech's biochip technology to receive its weekly tithes and offerings.
According to last year's church theme - "Be ID'd With CBCC in '03" - the congregation of 15,782 outfitted each member of its flock with a subdermal microchip in the right hand. The device, smaller than a mustard seed, contains the banking information of each worshipper and is scanned by an usher as he or she enters the sanctuary.
Some church members were admittedly unnerved when Caldwelll cast the vision for the ambitious plan. Three years ago, Allison and Randy Peavey left their sputtering church of 1,500 in Little Rock to attend the suburban fellowship. Said 27 year old homemaker Allison, "I was really shocked, like, 'is my pastor Nicolae Carpathia or something?' But when Pastor Bud told us our contributions were still tax deductible, I was reassured."
"I just figured anybody who runs a church this big has to know what he's doing," said Randy, a 42 year old CFO. "Besides, we prayed and felt a peace about it."
Terry Whisnant, 32, is pragmatic about the whole thing. "I do all my banking online anyway. The chip is just another convenience for me - it's one less thing to think about at church. Besides, Jesus tells us when we give we shouldn't let the left hand know what the right hand is doing. I can't think of a more perfect application of that verse."
Still, the 51-year-old pastor tries to alleviate the fears of newcomers, often employing lighthearted humor. "Before my message I ask the visitors to give us a "hand" in the work God is doing at CBCC. Get it? Hand..."
What may not be a laughing matter to some newcomers at CBCC is the foyer fellowship policy. In the church's official welcome brochure, Visitors Pastor Hugh Dowd makes it clear that if you are not chipped, you cannot partake in post-service coffee and donuts. "There is a flipside however," said Dowd. "Once chipped, you not only get food and fellowship, but you also get a ten percent discount at our bookstore/Starbucks for a year."
Rest of Story Here:
Feb 9th, 2005, 1:36 AM
RFID Family Tracking Systems
Now At Theme Parks
"This project suggests that RFID will take the world into new places that no one has even thought of yet."
"RFID is virtually synonymous today with supply chain initiatives, but SafeTzone's system demonstrates the kinds of creative applications beyond product tracking that can be enabled by the technology,"
-- Cliff Horwitz, chairman, CEO and president of SAMSys Technologies Inc.
SafeTzone(R) Installs SAMSys RFID Readers at Fun Parks To Perform Key Functions for Family Locator System
TORONTO (PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- SAMSys Technologies Inc. (SMY: TSX) today announced an agreement to supply passive radio frequency identification (RFID) readers used with SafeTzone Technologies' family locator system, now installed at high-profile venues such as Steamboat Ski and Resort in Colorado, Wannado City in Florida, Paramount's Great America in California and Dollywood's Splash Country in Tennessee. The SAMSys readers work in tandem with special RFID-enabled bracelets to identify family members at various locations around the venue as well as facilitate cashless transactions for the purchase of food, drinks and merchandise on the premises.
SafeTzone, which has been using SAMSys readers for 18 months, has just placed an order for 150 additional units and has now standardized on a customized version of the company's 134 KHz MP9112 model to meet its passive RFID needs. The company selected the SAMSys product primarily because of the reliable performance it has exhibited in installations to date, including instantaneous read speed that is necessary for smooth user interaction. ADVERTISEMENT
SAMSys has modified the reader to incorporate an external antenna that increases the read range up to 8 inches, ensuring easy scanning by children and adults who fail to hold their SafeTzone Locator bracelets within the reader's normal 1- to 3-inch reach. SAMSys has also added a snap-in mechanism for the power supply to eliminate the risk of disconnects.
SafeTzone venues that have deployed SAMSys readers have as many as 36 units in various locations. These include the registration site where enrollment is performed, the LocationStation(R) kiosks where members of each group can locate each other on interactive maps, and all facilities equipped with SafeTzone's cashless spending system.
The SafeTzone technology also includes active RFID tags and readers that monitor the whereabouts of all family members on a continuous basis via the waterproof transmitter in the SafeTzone wristband.
"Our family locator system in general, and our passive readers in particular, must be goof-proof and usable even by a child," said Martin Crowley, Chief Technology Officer for SafeTzone Technologies Corporation. "SAMSys readers have performed dependably to date, and the new customized model will make it even easier for venue guests to use our various services."
"RFID is virtually synonymous today with supply chain initiatives, but SafeTzone's system demonstrates the kinds of creative applications beyond product tracking that can be enabled by the technology," said Cliff Horwitz, chairman, CEO and president of SAMSys Technologies Inc. "This project suggests that RFID will take the world into new places that no one has even thought of yet."
SafeTzone's location services enable family, school, church or friends groups at crowded family destination venues to account for all members at any time, find members who may become lost or separated, and split up with the assurance that they will be able to reunite without difficulty. The system's cashless spending capability eliminates the need for group members to carry cash and covers the day's spending for the entire group with a single credit card transaction by allowing all purchases to be tracked via the SafeTzone Locator(R) wristband.
SAMSys' 134 KHz MP9112 readers support the Texas Instruments TIRIS RFID tags being used by SafeTzone as well as the Philips Hitag 1 tags that are the other option currently available for 134 KHz systems, with an open architecture that can easily adapt to new tag protocols to protect against hardware obsolescence. SafeTzone is using the complete reader package supplied by SAMSys in a plastic case. The product is also available as a board-level model that can be integrated into other equipment.
About SAMSys Technologies Inc.:
SAMSys Technologies Inc. (SAMSys), founded in 1995, is a world-leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) hardware solutions and RFID integration consulting services designed to evaluate and recommend optimal RFID solutions to enhance existing business process. SAMSys offers a family of products to simplify the installation and ensure the ongoing performance of the overall RFID hardware infrastructure. SAMSys is a public company whose shares are listed for trading on the TSX Exchange under the symbol: "SMY". The Company has a total of 47.6 million shares outstanding. Visit SAMSys at
http://www.samsys.com/ and http://www.investorfile.com/.
About SafeTzone Technologies Corporation:
SafeTzone Technologies Corporation is the leading provider of interactive guest location services systems in family destinations. These systems include real-time locating of individuals, amenity location, facility navigation, cashless spending, attraction reservation and venue information. SafeTzone is headquartered in Laguna Hills, Calif. The SafeTzone System is also available at theme park, shopping mall, and ski resort locations in Tennessee, Florida, Colorado, Northern and Southern California. For more information, visit http://www.safetzone.com/
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Mar 11th, 2005, 2:00 AM
BRAVE NEW WORLD
What the FDA Won’t Tell You about the VeriChip
By Dale Hurd
CBN News Sr. Reporter
CBN.com – (CBN News) - A little electronic capsule, smaller than a dime, could be one of the biggest technological advances in how we share and store private medical records. It may also be one of the most controversial.
Known as the VeriChip, it is a microchip that is implanted under a person's skin, and then scanned with a special reader device to reveal important medical data about that person.
Applied Digital, the Florida-based company that makes the VeriChip, hopes the implant will revolutionize how doctors obtain medical information, particularly in emergency situations. Theoretically, if a person can't speak, medics could scan that person and quickly be linked to a database that would provide crucial information like the patient's identity, blood type and drug allergies.
Dr. Csaba Magassi, a plastic surgeon in Northern Virginia, is among a nationwide network of doctors who are ready and waiting to implant the VeriChip into willing patients. His office receives calls daily from people inquiring about the chip.
Dr. Magassi said, "If you are in an auto accident, [and] you are unconscious, they could scan you, know exactly who you are; your medical history can easily be printed out onto the hospital record."
Dr. Magassi added, "If a patient comes in requesting the VeriChip, I usually tell them it takes between two and five minutes to place the device in place. A needle which contains the VeriChip is inserted. The needle pushes the device through, and it is implanted permanently. Put a bandaid on and you are done."
Dr. Magassi demonstrated the procedure for CBN News on an apple. Once the microchip was inserted, the hand-held scanner read the number on the chip using radio frequency waves. Think of it as a human barcode.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the VeriChip implant for medical use in humans in October, a huge victory for Applied Digital.
In an effort to jumpstart interest, the company launched the "Get Chipped" campaign. It is offering a discount to the first few hundred people who get the implant, and also plans to donate hundreds of scanners to the nation's trauma units to promote use of the VeriChip.
But in a letter obtained by CBN News from the FDA to the VeriChip makers, the microchip is not completely safe. In fact, the letter lists a whole host of health risks associated with the device, including "adverse tissue reaction," "electrical hazards" and "MRI incompatibility."
Apr 16th, 2005, 9:35 AM
Aerospace & Defense
Give RFID Huge Push
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Most of the public attention given to RFID has focused on the retail supply chain, especially Wal-Mart's 2005 mandate to its top 100 suppliers. But the U.S. Department of Defense is also mandating its use in 2005 -- not to merely 100, but to all of its 43,000+ suppliers. Add to that the needs of the aerospace industry, particularly the two giant aircraft makers, Boeing and Airbus, and the shape of a massive vertical RFID market emerges.
A new study from ABI Research, "The RFID Aerospace and Defense Market," details how, when, where and who will be implicated by the RFID agendas and mandates within that market.
According to Erik Michielsen, ABI Research's director of RFID and ubiquitous networks, Boeing and Airbus -- which use many of the same components -- are working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to formalize UHF RFID certification for systems to track aircraft parts. The hoped-for improvement in ROI is of vital importance to an industry that has been hard-hit by recent economic conditions. Safer planes and fewer procurement overlaps are added incentives.
"The airline industry is obviously profit-based," he says. "They want efficient manufacturing, supply chain and asset tracking systems to create economical business models. With the DOD, RFID is not about business models: it's about improving military operations efficiency in acquiring materiel from suppliers and making sure it gets to units in the field. These are massive, aggressive and very complex initiatives that will be major factors driving RFID's adoption."
The first beneficiaries are the RFID suppliers who have been granted "Blanket Purchase Agreement" awards, certifying that their systems meet the DOD's requirements. The first five companies in this favored position are UHF EPC Class 1 transponder suppliers Alien Technologies, Avery Dennison, CDO Technologies, Lowry Computer Products and Intermec. Other BPA awards are expected soon.
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May 20th, 2005, 6:37 PM
Bergen County Chief Of Police Gets VeriChip
Wireless IQ | April 23 2005
VeriChip Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Applied Digital, announced today that the Bergen County, New Jersey Chief of Police has been implanted with the VeriChip. Chief of Police Jack Schmidig, a member of the police force for over 30 years, received a VeriChip as part of the Company's strategy of enlisting key regional leaders to accelerate adoption of the VeriChip. With hospital emergency room infrastructure forming, patients will have the ability to provide secure ID and medical record access in an emergency or clinical situation.
"High-profile regional leaders are accepting the VeriChip, representing an excellent example of our approach to gaining adoption of the technology," said Kevin H. McLaughlin, VeriChip Corporation's CEO. "The northern New Jersey area represents one of our early regional targets, and in a short time period we have secured a leading hospital in the region which has agreed to adopt the VeriChip System to scan patients; initiated efforts to educate the physician community in conjunction with one of our distribution partners Henry Schein Corporation, and implanted several high-profile members of the community with the VeriChip. We intend to employ this approach on a regional basis to accelerate acceptance of this Class II medical device."
Hear a Radio interview with Bergen County Chief of Police at:
There is also a printed transcript on the same page.
Sep 15th, 2005, 7:00 PM
Yeah......my sister is in the coast Guard. So I've known about RFID usage in humans for quite some time now. Because guess who gets RFID befor the general public(besides prisoners, inanimate objects, animals, and hospital patients with Alzheimer), the Coast Guard gets them! The reason other military groups don't get them at the moment is because they're busy with war on terror. They WERE going to have RFID's in the back of the neck but that poses to many health hazards. It was settled with the hand and forehead, ideally the hand.
Oct 18th, 2005, 1:20 AM
They first proposed this right after 911.
Big Brother under the skin
By Judi McLeod
Thursday, September 22, 2005
It's 2005 and Big Brother is not watching you; he's under your skin.
A company is implanting Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags in corpses in Mississippi to help identify the dead in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Principals of Florida-based VeriChip said RFID tags had already been implanted into 100 corpses on behalf of the Mississippi State Department of Health. (1993-2005 Red Herring Inc.).
Those who lost their lives to Katrina not only suffered in life when rescuers didn't arrive, but suffer the loss of dignity as chipped corpses.
More than 700 souls were claimed on the Gulf Coast during the storm.
Already angling to RFID the rest of the corpses, the company, a subsidiary of publicly traded Applied Digital Solutions, is now negotiating with Louisiana health authorities.
"These bodies are in an advanced stage of decomposition," said John Procter, VeriChip's director of communication. "Many of them have no identification marks, no wallets, no IDs. In some cases a toe tag is not even viable."
Small comfort indeed to surviving family members who cannot be sure of the fate of missing loved ones.
Although the company is providing the chipping services for free, Proctor says it costs $200 to tag each corpse.
Using RFID to identify corpses is the latest trend in the expanding field of RFID, which is expected to someday replace the kind of barcode technology you see at your local supermarket. The growing RFID market, which commonly tracks goods in a supply chain and streamlines factories, is estimated to become a multibillion-dollar industry by 2010.
But corpses unlike commodities, call for dignity and respect.
Looks like the people who predicted it weren't "Internet conspiracy theorists" after all.
Last October, the company received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a rice-sized chip that's implantable in humans. In a practice that's straight out of the movies, the company implants the device with a syringe under the skin of its customers.
With an infinitesimal chip, you can be tracked down anywhere as the chip can be read by reader enabling applications in fields that require location tracking and speedy identification. The company has been selling its services to both the security and health industries.
The process of implanting identification tags under live skin began in the pet industry. But the concept didn't seem so Orwellian when it was used to find the family pet.
Critics of the chip are raising concerns around the issue of privacy because the radio signal emitted from the tag could be tracked by any unknown source. A wife, hiding from a physically abusive husband, for example, could be tracked down no matter how far she flees. An implanted chip could potentially expose the implanted to anyone looking to use the information for harm, if the chip could unlock personal or medical information.
Blackmail could find a new lucrative breeding ground.
Detractors of the process have been complaining that the millions of pets, which already have a similar system, would someday lead to mandatory RFID for humans.
Executives offering to be chipped have become part of the company's marketing. On Sept. 19, the company was to publicly chip a "senior executive" of the investment bank Merriman Curhan Ford in downtown San Francisco.
In July, Tommy Thompson, the former head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services joined the company's board as a booster of chipping health and security customers. Thompson promised to have the company's RFID tag implanted when his busy schedule allows it.
It was a public relations exercise that launched RFID for human application when VeriChip chipped patrons of a bar in Spain, enabling them to use a bar tab by swiping their arms under an RFID reader.
Meanwhile, industry has closed off the gap between you and the long-waited Big Brother.
Oct 28th, 2005, 11:43 AM
They first proposed this right after 911.
Yes, they first proposed this publicly, after 911. But my sister (she's a petty officer) has told me about it for a long time, a long time ago.
EDIT: And also, they've been implanting RFID technology since the late 70s in pets.
But your right, most of America only knew about it after 911.
Oct 31st, 2005, 7:03 PM
Start collecting your heirloom seeds and planting your winter gardens.
If this keeps up, I will drop off the grid permanently. If I ration my electricity, I might be able to survive on hydro.
The only thing I will really miss is my internet.
The only way to beat the system, is to not need what the system offers.
Nov 1st, 2005, 3:48 PM
The only way to beat the system, is to not need what the system offers. That's pretty hard to do. The system makes it so we depend on it. We need the system to keep the murders down (which isn't a bad thing).
Nov 1st, 2005, 5:49 PM
It's called society...
Nov 1st, 2005, 6:19 PM
It's called society...
And what is a society? A system! Good job!
Mar 29th, 2006, 8:26 PM
Hello, eveyrone. I am a technology consultant and I get contracted to impliment new technologies for large corporations and gov. agencies (pays good). Recently, Wal Mart dropped a new order for an RFID system. This system is not a mere anti theft system, but also allows the store to autmatically do an inventory of the store by a computer counting the tags. It also allows them to track any RFID tags within a few hundred feet of their store as well. They can track their employees with new RFID tags on the name badges, so they can tell where an employee is, how long they were in the bathroom, etc. They can also track where you go and what you do through the RFID tags in the barcodes of merchandise you buy there. If you buy a shirt from Wal Mart, every time you go in there in the future, you are on the grid. As an interesting side note, The US Government is giving them massive tax breaks to get the technology working and then tell them how it was done. One can only imagine the uses the gov has for such technology. They operate via 802.11 wireless protocols, so the government will surely soon be implimenting a nationwide "wireless internet system" because then they will be able to track anybody and everybody just by your boxers! Just thought it would be an interesting post in this topic.
Mar 30th, 2006, 8:47 AM
If this is true I am glad I do not live around there. It is absolutly abominible
and I really hope it doesnt happen.
from the web www.ken-welch.com
Mar 31st, 2006, 10:48 AM
the next step , of course, is that we will all have one implanted in our left butt cheek............. you can run but you will never be able to hide LOR=Indigo]undefined[/COLOR]
May 5th, 2006, 12:41 AM
I say what we all need to do is go buy some of those antitheft systems at wal mart that disarm the RFID tags. those will dissapear soon, and with one of those, you can always be sure you aren't being traced. They're made by Sensormatic I believe.
May 5th, 2006, 8:35 PM
May 7th, 2006, 12:59 PM
USB, H/Phone and mic jacks is wat they resmble!
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