RFID transponder is a human microchip implant, which is encased in silicate glass and implanted in the body of a human being. This can be implanted under the human skin (i.e. on wrist). Each microchip contains a unique ID number through which external information can be linked, such as personal identification, medical history, medications, allergies, and contact information and more.
The first health implant was carried out by British scientist Kevin Warwick in 1998 and then finally, this device received FDA approval in 2004. Furthermore, this microchip was manufactured by VeriChip Corporation and VeriTeQ.
The following are the basic benefits of the RFID microchip implant:
- Personal Identification: This microchip will give each individual a unique ID number (16-digit ID number) which will be linked with his nationality record and all other government useful records.
- Security: This microchip will be used for the state security purpose, majorly. The security departments can easily access any kind of record about any person.
- Health Services: A biggest benefit of the microchip is its use in health industry. Doctors can use this device to retrieve/save the patients’ data on their respective implanted microchip. They can access the data whenever they need like medical history, medications, allergies, and diagnoses etc.
- GPS and Other Apps: This microchip has an ability to reshape the Information Technology Infrastructure. Every person will be able to access the GPS system. One can get current locations or any desired information very easily. Also, this device gives the government and security officials a great benefit, through this chip, they can easily locate any wanted person, like missing persons and/or fugitives and those who fled from a crime scene.