VeriChip Corporation

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The VeriChip Corporation headed by CEO Scott Silverman manufactures the VeriChip, a "miniaturized, implantable Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) that has the potential to be used in a variety of security, financial, and other applications. About the size of a grain of rice, each VeriChip product contains a unique verification number and will be available in several formats. The verification number is captured by briefly passing a proprietary scanner over the VeriChip. A small amount of radio frequency energy passes from the scanner energizing the dormant VeriChip, which then emits a radio frequency signal transmitting the verification number." [1]

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