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Destron Fearing Bio-Thermo Pet ID + Temperature Sensor Implantable Tag

“Bio-Thermo” implantable tags combining animal ID and temperature measurement are manufactured by Destron Fearing (www.destronfearing.com).  The Bio-Thermo tags were originally produced by a company named “Digital Angel” in Delray Beach, FL. The Bio-Thermo tag is covered under a 2006 US Patent No. 7,015,826 “Method and Apparatus for Sensing and Transmitting a Body Characteristic of a

 
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VeriTeQ Acquisition Corporation Acquires Implantable, FDA-Cleared VeriChip Technology

  On January 17, 2012, VeriTeQ Acquisition Corporation of Delray Beach, FL announced that it acquired the VeriChip implantable RFID technology and its related Health Link personal health record from PositiveID Corporation.

 
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VeriMed’s Human-Implantable VeriChip Patient RFID

VeriMed’s VeriChip is the only RFID tag that has been cleared by FDA for human implant.  The concept behind the medical use of the VeriChip is that patients would have the tiny chip implanted just under the skin, in the back of the arm.  Each VeriMed microchip contains a unique identification number that emergency personnel may scan to

 
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