The Mark of the Beast

Purchase Online With Just a Wave of Your Hand

09/19/2011 20:29
Discovery:  Heads-up to all you credit card-slinging impulse buyers, especially if you're of the couch potato variety. Now might be a good time to attend to your swipe happy ways, because Mastercard is tinkering with a new prototype that's going to make racking-up ginormous credit card debt...

RFID to the Rescue (Literally)

08/19/2011 20:20
TechnologyReview:  In an emergency, instant access to information can mean the difference between life and death. Why is this patient seizing? Does she have any allergies to medications? What's her blood type? To delay in answering these questions costs precious seconds and minutes in a...

Pretty soon, you could stick your mobile onto your skin

08/17/2011 15:56
Times of India: It may soon be possible to wear your computer or mobile phone under your sleeve, with the invention of an ultra-thin and flexible electronic circuit that can be stuck to the skin like a temporary tattoo. The devices, which are almost invisible, can perform just as well as more...

A Biomedical Breakthrough or the Mark of the Beast? New Ultra-Thin 'Electronic Skin' Tattoos Boost Medical, Gaming Uses

08/12/2011 21:54
Urban Christian News:  You might think that temporary tattoos look cool, but what if they could also collect and transmit information about your heart rate, temperature, muscle contractions or brain waves? A new flexible electronic circuit promises to do just that, by moving with the skin...

Facial recognition identifies your social security number

08/03/2011 10:19
NewsScientist:  A picture of your face is all it takes for Alessandro Acquisti at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to access a wealth of personal information. He and colleagues used PittPatt facial recognition software - which was developed at CMU and recently bought by Google - to match...

V S Achuthanandan voices misgivings about UID project

07/29/2011 18:47
Economic Times:  THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: CPI(M) veteran V S Achuthanandan today expressed misgivings about the UID scheme launched by the Centre "without proper debate" in Parliament and alleged that the true intention behind the programme was to help IT firms hit by the global downturn. The...

Digital Tattoo Gets Under Your Skin to Monitor Blood

07/27/2011 21:24
Maybe tattoos aren’t just for Harley riders or rebellious teens after all. In a few years, diabetics might get inked up with digital tats that communicate with an iPhone to monitor their blood. Instead of the dye used for tribal arm bands and Chinese characters, these tattoos will contain...

Edible RFID tracking chips in food?

07/04/2011 19:41
Natural News:  (NaturalNews) It will monitor your calorie intake, show from where your food was sourced, and even let you know when the food in your fridge is about to go bad -- these are some of the enticing claims made by the developers of a new system that embeds edible radio frequency...

Surveillance device that can be implanted under the flesh

06/20/2011 21:35
Mail:  A new generation of battery-free surveillance devices which can be implanted under the skin and transmit over huge distances via wireless have been developed by scientists. Researchers are working on nano machines that could be injected into the arms of patients and then report back to...

Biometric IDs going in India

06/07/2011 21:08
Times of India;  SHIMLA: Delays in engaging vendors for enrolling resident under biometric unique identification (UID) programme notwithstanding, Himachal Pradesh intends to provide this facility to all its residents by May 2012. Work for capturing biometric data and issuing UID cards is...
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