Microchip Will Integrate With PositiveID's Wireless Body(TM) Platform to Provide Early Warning at the Onset of an Illness

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PositiveID Corporation ("PositiveID" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:PSID) announced today that it has completed the development of its temperature-sensing microchip... The microchip, which uses radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, is able to measure internal temperature within the body and communicate that temperature wirelessly to an external reader.  

...The Wireless Body will be designed to enhance wellness and disease management, for diabetes and other chronic illnesses, by allowing healthcare systems to communicate with each other and deliver solutions to patients seamlessly.

 

Scott R. Silverman, Chairman and CEO of PositiveID, said, "When a person spikes a fever, it is a signal that their body is fighting an infection. By being able to continuously monitor temperature, it could provide an early warning to a caregiver at the onset of an illness..."

 

See Patent No. 7,125,382 for an Embedded Bio-Sensor System. See also related VeriChip patents prior to 2011.

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