Category: RFID

Iota Biosciences raises $15M to produce in-body sensors smaller than a grain of rice

Devin Coldewey | TechCrunch | Source URL Fitness trackers and heart-rate monitors are all well and good, but if you want to track activity inside the body, the solutions aren’t nearly as convenient. Iota Biosciences wants to change that with millimeter-wide sensors that can live more or less permanently in your […]

This is how hackers can wipe your memory and steal your thoughts

Charlie Osborne | ZDNet | Source URL What if a hacker could one day enter your mind at will, stealing information, tweaking or eradicating memories, or causing debilitating damage? It might seem like a concept born from Altered Carbon’s stack technologies, but according to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and the […]

Brain implants used to treat Parkinson’s can be hacked and used to control people, scientists warn

Natasha Bernal | The Telegraph | Source URL Brain implants used to treat Parkinson’s disease could be hacked by cyber attackers and used to control people, scientists have claimed. A report by the Oxford Functional Neurosurgery Group and cyber security company Kaspersky claims that people’s memories could be exploited by hackers […]

Biohackers Are Implanting Everything From Magnets to Sex Toys

Stefan Nicola | Bloomberg | Source URL (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Patrick Kramer sticks a needle into a customer’s hand and injects a microchip the size of a grain of rice under the skin. “You’re now a cyborg,” he says after plastering a Band-Aid on the small wound between Guilherme Geronimo’s […]

Tiny super-strong robot ‘caterpillar’ with the equivalent strength of a human able to lift a 26-seat MINIBUS delivers drugs into the body by crawling inside using hundreds of hairy legs (but you have to SWALLOW it first)

Harry Petit | The Daily Mail | Source URL A tiny robot with ‘caterpillar’ legs could be used to carry drugs inside the human body. Researchers behind the technology say it has the equivalent strength of a human able to lift a 26-seat minibus. It can adapt to adverse environments […]

US Air Force to roll out implanted headset device for TEETH dubbed ‘molar mics’ that will allow hands-free radio calls which transmit sound using the jaw bone

The Daily Mail | Source URL The United States Air Force will soon roll out a unique communications system that will be implanted on soldiers’ back teeth.  Sonitus Technologies recently announced their $10million contract with the Department of Defense, which will allow them to continue through their second phase of developing the […]

Lawmaker Proposes Implanting Microchips in People to Track Non-Violent Offenders Like “Pets”

A local councilman proposed the idea of implanting microchips in criminals on house arrest—even if they are nonviolent offenders. John Vibes | The Free Thought Project | Source URL Toledo, Ohio – This Tuesday, Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman suggested that criminals be implanted with microchips so they can be […]